Spending quality time as a family is important not only when children are young but also as they get older. Busy schedules of work, school, and extracurricular activities can make shared time a real challenge for families.
Quality family time generally does not happen all by itself. Do some planning to bring family members together. Think about things you can do as a family, such as:
Physical activities also help you and your child keep a healthy weight.
Have your family think of ideas for weekend outings, fun activities, or projects that the family could do together. Ask family members to list or name 5 things they enjoy doing together as a family and 5 new family activities they would like to do in the future.
Some ideas to get you started: