Creating Meaning and Healthy Memories

Moms know how precious the time is they get to spend with their children. While juggling work responsibilities and taking care of the home and family, moms have learned the art of the time. management. However, moms may even find themselves busier during summertime when the kids are at home and looking for things to do. (" I'm bored, Mom!") sounds familiar? Summers offers many opportunities to bond with your kids, create memories, and develop skills that they'll be able to take with them as they grow up.

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Here are some ideas for bonding activities perfect for your family

Capture moments with a camera
Set a photograph shoot as a family either on a particular time (like birthday events or commemorations) or an area (like a mid year get-away house) to make a custom, or complete a specific subject finish with a set-up, props, and ensembles. Print out your most loved shots and make photograph compositions or scrapbooks together. You can likewise talk with relatives and catch uncommon events on video, for example, first long periods of school and family get-togethers. Watching these home recordings later on can bring back recollections and that warm sentiment of home and family.

Play games together
Play age-appropriate board games and/or card games together and have some healthy competition. Although gadgets are more easily accessible nowadays, the classic games you played as children will not only stimulate child mind, they will also teach children concepts like taking turns, winning and losing, and how to be a team player.

Do a sport or exercise
staying active as a family is beneficial because not only does it promote healthier habits, it also allows members of the family to bond together in a fun environment. Try different group sports you can do together, such as badminton, basketball, volleyball, or soccer. If your schedule does not give the chance to go outdoors, why not have a ''sports tournament'' indoors via a video game, such as Wii Sports or Just Dance? The important thing is that it gets everyone up and moving.

Do household chores
There is a never-ending list of things to do in a home, and moms can't do them all on their own! Get the family to help out by turning chore sessions into a game you can do together, such as a race to a tidy room, put away laundry, bathe the pets, or water the garden. Doing chores teach children a sense of responsibility and life skills they'll need when they grow up. The feeling of accomplishment part where everyone is doing their part certainly makes mundane chores less tiring.

Cook and eat together
meals times are so important since they bring the family together around one table. Why not make meal preparation a bonding activity as well? You can prepare quick yet healthy dishes together with Gold seas Tuna, made of real, pure, meatier tuna chunks, rich in Omega 3 and protein, and uses healthier oils. This premium tuna is available in exciting gourmet flavors that your family will love. Whether it's making a favorite dish or experimenting with a new recipe-let everyone pitch in, even the little ones! Sitting down to eat what everyone's had a hand preparing will certainly make the meal more special.

Even everyday tasks can be made into memorable bonding moments when done together with a spirit of fun and lots of laughter.We hope these ideas help you create meaningful memories with your family this summer.

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