With the advancement of technology and increasing workload, the bonding between parents and children is getting fragile day by day. Indulged in busy routines; the working parents can’t find the time for the children. So is the case with the kids nowadays. Instead of spending time with the family their ultimate source of entertainment is social media, laptops, and mobiles.
Lack of communication is one of the primary reasons that cause a rift between families. There is a grave need for both parents and kids to spend some quality time together. The best time is the weekends when both parents and children don’t have to worry about their works. Now the question arises that how one can turn a dull and boring weekend into a fun and bonding weekend for a family.
Here are some hangout plans that will aid in the planning the best weekend for the family.
- Plan a Picnic:
You might have heard from your colleagues or friends that they are going on a picnic on the weekend. Right? However, have you ever planned that for your family and not with friends or as an office trip? If not then this is the golden opportunity for you. A family outing is a thing that always fascinates the kids.
Going out with them will make them happier and also relax you from your hectic routines. You can go to some historical place or a park. There can be multiple activities one can do on a picnic like doing a barbecue, playing some games, competing with other families, et cetera. It will make your bond with your kids healthier. Furthermore, the children would feel that you are not ignoring them and will always be there for them.
- Turn The Weekend To A Sports Day:
Another thing you can do for spending quality time with your kids is by taking them to the golf club or other sports club. If you are fond of golf but not best at it, there will be a plus point. Wouldn’t like to miss to show your kids that you are best? In this scenario, you can take a golf rangefinder to improve your game and you will be a hero for kids.
Not only golf club but whichever games you or your children like, you can take them to play those games. Even just playing with them in your backyard or any park will give them immense pleasure. Moreover, the best part is, the sports will not only improve your relation with kids but will be a good exercise to keep all of you healthy. Furthermore, it will help in developing the social and moral qualities in your children.
- A Family Dinner:
Instead of eating lunch or dinner at home, isn’t it better that you go out with your family? Of course, it is, as it will give the ladies a break from cooking and you would get a family time. While waiting for your order to arrive, you will have plenty of time in which you can discuss your life, your daily routines, etc. You can ask your children about their studies, their problems, and activities. It gives confidence to children that they can talk to you regarding their issues. Since you know that communication is the key, so when you would discuss each other’s life and show your concern then it will develop a great understanding between you and your family members.
It is said that shopping with family is a great source of fun and it’s true. Giving your children money and asking them to shop for themselves is not a good way to show your concern. For, money can’t buy happiness but a quality time can. Taking your family to a mall for shopping will make them happier than just giving them your credit cards. When you hang out together, there are a lot of things you get to know about each other for e.g. likes and dislikes, and opinions regarding different things. Therefore, it is a good way to improve your relation.…