Thursday, August 16, 2018


Carve Family Time Year Around.

August 2, 2018 by  
Filed under Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

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(ThyBlackMan.com) Summer is here, and many families are taking the time for much needed family vacations. Enjoying family time exploring different places and cultures is a wonderful experience, and a great to expose your children to the world around them. School is out, and the vibe is relaxation and adventure. This is wonderful, and though it can be costly, you work hard to provide for your family. Vacationing with your kids will also help create a standard for their travel expectation while teaching them how to navigate encountering others while traveling. Though this is a wonderful experience overall keep in mind that it is possible to carve out family time throughout the year. Different kinds of family time can have different goals that keep your family unified as you continue to lean more about each other as you grow.

Family time can be a great time to incorporate fitness into your family routine. A Sunday in the park is a great time for exercise. You are bonding, working the body, and taking valuable time to communicate with each other. This can be a time whereby you can open discussion for what could be tough topics in a laidback setting.

Movie night is also a great time to bond while having stimulating conversation around the movie that can lead to you having great talks about social issues happening in the world. Its also a time of laughs and good times. Taking time out of the week to spend of couple of hours around a good film could make your week and create memorable laughs.

Coming together to make dinner is an excellent way to introduce cooking to your children, pass family recipes and strengthen the art of working together. This time together will also take some of the pressure off of mom and day who have had to work all day. This will give your children a sense of ownership in the family which can lead to family accountability. Meals created with family and love tend to taste the best.

If you happen to live in the city you were raised in taking a family drive to show your children places around the city that are significant to you and your family is fun. It reminds your children that you were not always an adult and opens the floor for them to ask questions whereby they better get to know and understand their parents. It can lead them to have a great appreciation for who you are, and what you work hard to provide for them.

The big seasonal vacations are fun filled adventures. However, remember there is so much that you can do with your family on a weekly, or monthly basis that offer just as much wonder. These are time times that children will remember as they are built into the regular family routine. Family time is one of the things that can see you through hard times, and offer each member a security that there is a place that they belong, are understood, and are loved.

Staff Writer; Christian Starr

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