I’ve found that with the summer as a family we spend tons of quality time together swimming, play outside and vacationing. But as school starts back you may find it’s not as easy as it seems to have quality time with your kids, I know I find it more difficult as we tackle the school schedule, extracurricular activities and homework. Here are some five fun and easy ways I’ve found to spend time with the oldest to the youngest of my four children, especially during the busy school year.
Caring in the car. Take time to talk to your children in the car. Your cell phone should be turned off; you are driving after all, but why not turn off theirs too, along with the DVD player and radio? Take time to talk in the car so can show you care in the car.
Date night. Sure we all talk about how can I spend more time with my husband or alone or even with my friends, but do we talk about having a father daughter date or a mother-son sit down? My oldest daughter and I schedule time for movies or shopping because that’s one way of knowing that she and I will have some fun and spend some time together.
Hey coach! Maybe your gift is not sports, but there are many opportunities to spend time together . . . continue reading 5 easy ways to spend quality time with your kids