It’s an indescribable feeling you get, and I will try to describe it the best way I can. Once you experience it
first hand, you will agree, there is nothing like it. It is priceless, that no one could ever afford to take away from you.
Bonding is not just an immediate family word, it is something that makes us all family in one world united. It is a feeling, so deep inside you, that you just can’t wait to bond more. The importance of family bonding is the trust and the sense of belonging. It is unforgettable. It is heaven on earth. It is peace. It is family connections. It is Laughter. It is FAMILY LOVE!
This is why family bonding is so important, to save the ones we love from taking the wrong path. Saving the ones we love from others taking the wrong path.
During the weekdays, you spend most of your time working, as well as your spouse, while your children are at school. This is a very common situation that almost all families are experiencing and this is perfectly fine. But, you should not forget that spending some quality time with your family is also important. This can be done ideally during the weekends when you and your spouse do not have any work while your children do not have any classes. And to make the bonding time more enjoyable and fun, you have to do some planning first. This is the part where you plan the activities that you and your family can do, the games that can be played, the foods to be eaten and many more.
You can do the planning a day before the said event or perhaps a night before. The first thing that you should include in your plan is the place where your family can spend some time. You have to look for a place, particularly a park or something that can make you and your family close to nature. You also have to consider the distance of the place from where you are residing to make sure that your time will not be spent mostly in travelling. And once you have already found a perfect location for the family bonding, you can then proceed to planning the foods and beverages that you are going to prepare. Basically, after doing some outdoor family games and activities, everyone will surely feel hungry, thirsty and tired, this why you need to bring something to eat and drink. You also need to remember to bring some extra clothes for your children because they will surely bathe themselves with their sweat.
After dealing with the location and the things to bring, you can then think of the games to play and activities to do with your family. This is actually the highlight of the even where you and your family can really enjoy and have fun together. You can play the famous cornhole game, some board games or perhaps kick ball and hide and seek. And when the night comes, you can consider watching the stars which is really a good activity to do outdoors with your family. After having fun and playing different types of games, this activity is going to be something relaxing and at the same time educational for your children. You and your family can just lie on a picnic blanket and then watch the stars using a telescope. But of course, this activity may be possible if the weather is not that great. So if you really want to opt for star watching, you have to consider the weather forecast.
Bonding with your family every once in a while is really ideal. This is one of best ways to make the family relationship stronger/healthier and this is very important to keep the family firm and happy. So even if you have a very hectic and busy schedule at work, you must set some time aside for your family.
Whether you have a family of your own or you are still living with your parents, family bonding is always something that should be taken into consideration. Even if you see every member of your family every single day, bonding is still necessary. This is to spend some quality time together with the people who matters to you the most. Compared to the families that do not care to spend some time together, your relationship with your family will definitely be healthier and stronger. Bonding does not have to involve a lot of money for luxurious trips because even simple things and activities done together will be enough and here are some of those.
If you already have kids of your own, reading some fairytale books and books that are full of adventure and fantasies to them would be great. This does not require you to spend a single cent, just your skills, creativity, imagination, time and your effort. You have to be creative in some way to avoid your kids from getting bored and feel sleepy. You have to be entertaining by showing some facial expressions according to what you are telling them and change the tone of your voice. Adding some sound effects will also add up to their excitement.
Playing some family games would also be a good way to bond. You and your family can play been bag toss game, hide and seek, dodge ball, basketball or maybe some board games like chess and scrabble. You can ask other members of your family as to what kind of game they want to play. Playing games with your family would even be perfect if it would be done in a spacious and beautiful place like parks. You might also want to consider bringing some foods because everyone will surely get hungry after having fun. So after playing, you and your family can also have picnic.
Doing the things that you and your family love to do is also a good idea. Sharing the same interest with your love ones is definitely an effective way to strengthen the bond in your family. If all of you love to cook, then the kitchen would be the best place to spend some quality time together. If it’s dancing, singing, swimming or cycling that makes you all happy, then let it be. With this, you can make sure that everyone is having fun and not just yourself.
All these things just prove that even the simplest things like watching movies, eating and doing the house chores when done together with your family can already be a good and fun way to bond. But of course, if you have a lot of time to spare and some extra money, you can still treat your family on a trip. You can consider going to wonderful beaches or some popular tourist spots near your place. As long as you and your family can spend some quality time together and everyone is having fun, it’s good enough.
A family is composed of a father, mother, and the children. The father serves as the pillar while the mother is a family’s light. It is also the basic unit of a society. Our teachers always say that the family serves as the fundamental foundation of a town, city, or a country as a whole. If every family in a particular area is at rage, then the society as an entirety never has peace at all. Therefore, it is important that every family member must live harmoniously to have a better community.
There are many factors that affect the relations of family members. One important factor is time. Most of the working parents are busy nowadays that they even fail to ask on how their children have been doing lately. And in the time of their day off, they prefer to rest than to bond with their children. I know that their efforts are for their children but can you just set aside even just a few hours just to make your children happy? Don’t you know that being busy can sometimes push your children to do the wrong doings in life? It will make them rebellious.
To avoid the potential rebellion of your children against you, you must give them enough time to bond with each other. As much as possible, every family member must go to church together every Sunday to attend the mass. A famous adage says that a family that prays together sticks together, so be inspired with it. Take your family on a trip. This will be a perfect time to show to them how much you love your children.
Group activities can also strengthen relations with every family member. Indulge yourself and your children on an activity or activities which will get their attention. Parents and children can clean the house together. You can do more if you use scrapbook supplies in organizing your haven. These supplies can add up depth and excitement in your house. A clean and organized home will give no reasons on why your children want to leave. Scrapbook supplies can also expand the creativity and cognitive abilities of your children. Help them with their projects and beautify their rooms with those materials. You can also make use of photo turn mounts to post family pictures on the wall. If your children are top performers in their class, you can attach their certificates or medals. It will make you more fulfilling as a parent.
Bond every moment with your family as possible as you can. Life is too short. You may never know what will happen next.