But why? Research shows that families who spend time together will have better relationships with each other. This closeness will help when different members go through trying times in his/her life. This time that is spent communicating and enjoying each other will create a strong and positive foundation for children as they grow up. The bond will promote trust and safety which can turn any difficult situation into something easier to cope with because of the support system a child has in place.
Do you have a regular family night? If so, what do you do? Do you see it helping to strengthen your family? If you don’t already have a family night, would you be willing to give it a try and let us know what differences you see in your household as a result?