So it's a week
night, everyone is home but each is doing their own thing.
It's time to get everyone together and do something as a
family. What should we
a walk. Let some ride
their bikes or ride in the stroller. Get
active, it gets everyone moving and talking plus it's great
forget to bring along the dog!
a game. Depending on
the kids ages, everyone benefits from a good board game.
For older kids, pull out Monopoly or Checkers.
If your kids are younger a game of Memory is perfect.
If you don't have the game you can always draw pictures on
index cards and make up your own game.
out for supper. This
not only gives mom a break, but it leaves a lot more time to talk
about each others day.
a book. Yep, write one!
Pick a topic (such as your last family vacation) and then
choose the writer. Start
writing it up however you want.
Once you've finished your story have someone type it up on
the computer and then print it off.
Make sure you print enough copies for each person.
Punch holes in the corners and tie the book together.
Let each person design their own cover then put them in a
a photo album. Go
through all those pictures that are just laying around and get them
into a book. If you
have older kids, let each one do a page of their own.
They can be as simple as sticking them in a book in order or
glueing them into a fancy scrap book.
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