New Year, New Family Goals

Dec
31

Author: Bobleter, Katie

Tags: Holidays, Family, Parenting

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Ringing in a new year is a great time to evaluate the past year with your family and make goals for your future together. Reflect back on the positives and determine how you can actively progress to even more great memories as a family! Here are some ideas to help get you started on your list of goals.

Spend More Time Together

Spending time as a family is important each and every year. This coming new year, make it a priority! Schedule weekly or bi-weekly family time in the midst of everyone’s busy schedules. Take time to ask each other questions and get to know one another. Doing so will build strong, healthy relationships between you and your kids.

Encourage and Push Each Other

Family is the best for supporting and encouraging its members to be their best! Encourage your kids to try new things, do their best in school and other activities, and strengthen their relationships while building new ones. Encourage your family to try new activities by doing them together! The kids will love trying new things and creating new memories. You never know which activities may stick.

Keep Family Traditions Strong

Family traditions are memories that last years to come. Does your family go to a cabin or lake house on weekends during the summer? Do you have family game nights every other Friday night? Regardless of your family’s chosen activities, make them a priority and strengthen them throughout the upcoming year.
Whatever your New Year’s resolutions are for 2015, be sure to make it your best year yet! You’ll have a blast looking back on the special family moments and reminiscing on the good times. Happy New Year from our family to yours!

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