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Suggestions For Family-Strengthening Activities

* Plan one extra all-family activity just for the purpose of celebrating your family life. During the fun, talk to each member about their impressions of your family life.
* At the dinner table, have each person name one thing about the family for which he or she is thankful.
* Count the members of your immediate family. Then add relatives. Then add special friends. How big is your "family"?
* Make some resolutions to improve family communication; i.e., schedule regular "family meetings," assist a member with a difficult task once each week, plan a special family celebration once each month, etc.
* Organize those family snapshots!! It's a wonderful activity for the whole family, and a unique opportunity to share past experiences with the children. Usually good for several get-togethers.
* Write "love notes" to each other, and hide them where they can easily be found.
* Hug, kiss, smile, wink.
* Create a family symbol or a family motto as an expression of your family's unity.
* Write a l-o-n-g letter to a distant relative.
* Parents can learn much by having children grade parents with an occasional report card. Subjects -- smiling, laughing, sharing and playing.
* Play the one-a-day compliment game for a week, with every family member. Keep score!!!
* Volunteer to help someone who doesn't have a family.
* Make a "suggestion box" and encourage everyone to contribute whatever is on his or her mind. Open it once a week, and discuss the contents.
* Go on a walk together after dark. Look at the stars; point out some constellations.
* Make a resolution to maintain your family as your highest priority.

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1 Response to Suggestions For Family-Strengthening Activities

April 24, 2018 at 2:56 AM

Homeschooling is another option for family activities. As a matter of fact, almost 36% of American families have tried teaching their kids at home, but only the third of them agreed to continue. In one of the case studies on the paper writer website in the Education section, there's a review of the family qualities that help organize the powerful motivational schedules.