Ways to Keep a Family Connected

Family/ Parenting - General
By: thingsilike    
21-Aug-2012

Introduction:Keeping a strong family connection is one of the most important things you can do.

  • 01

    Attend Church

    One of the best things you can do as a family is regularly attend church together. In a household where many or everyone works, this can be a little challenging because some people's work schedules interfere with church service times. The solution is looking for different churches with different schedules or attending a weeknight service instead. If you really want to make it happen, you will find the solution.

  • 02

    Family Night

    Family night is a night of playing games (such as board games or cards games) or even making arts and crafts, preparing dinner together, eating together, cleaning up together. It will be a fun bonding experience.

  • 03

    Eat Together

    Everyone is so busy with conflicting schedules, but eating together is a great time to share with one another what's going on in each person's life. There is breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. That is a total of 21 meals per week, any family should be able to find at least three meals a week to share as a family. One per day would optimum, but not always possible.

  • 04

    Weekend Fun

    Do something fun on the weekends as a family at least once a month. It doesn't need to be extravagant, it could be something as simple as playing miniature golf, going to the park or hiking a trail.

  • 05

    Technology

    Because families are so busy with work, school, sports and everything else, it is easy to get disconnected. Use technology to keep you in touch when you are not in person. It can be something as simple as sending a text, posting a picture or a comment to your social media.







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