Posted on | November 5, 2012 | 1 Comment
Do your children make a lot of excuses when it’s time for family time? Then maybe it’s time to spice things up and make family time a fun time for the whole family. Here are 4 exciting ideas to building better family relationship.
1. 1,2,3, GAME!
Games are people’s all-time favorite. No matter how young or old you are, whether you are a professional or not a game will surely bring out the fun. So gather the family around and play a game of the Millionaire’s Game, Snake and Ladders, UNO, Boggle or other board and card games. It will not only be fun but it will also enhance competitiveness and sportsmanship.
2. Get the popcorn ready and hit the play button!
Watching a movie with the family is a good way to relax together. It develops closeness in the family as it allows family members to sit together in one room, eat some popcorn or chips while watching a movie of a common interest.it is also a good way to develop better family communications as it later on opens up avenues for healthy conversations. The key here is to watch a movie that will catch the interest of your kids. Though movies nowadays contain censored and even pornographic scenes, it could be an opportunity for you to teach your children what is right and what is wrong.
3. Gear up for the outdoors!
Is your family tired of staying inside your home? Then maybe it’s time to pack up and bring the family out! A trip to the zoo or amusement park will surely enlighten everybody’s day. You can also choose go the beach and take a plunge to freshen up and relive the stresses of your daily routines. If you’re pretty tight on budget, you can always opt to go to the city park and enjoy a stroll while the kids run around and play. It would be more fun if you join them!
4. Get your spoons and forks ready for a family food trip!
Celebrations have always been associated with good food. So why not celebrate your family time every once in a while by preparing delicious food that everyone in the family will enjoy? This activity will be even more fun if the members of the family will all help in preparing the food. You can try baking a cake, cooking barbeques, and yummy deserts like salads or floats.
A family that knows how to have fun together is surely a family that will stick together. No need to spend. Use what you have and make the most of it. Have a fun time with your family today!