Family Night

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Taking time to turn of the devices and sit down and spend some actual quality time with our families is so important! Everyone benefits from spending quality time together. When parents take time to do fun activities with children, it makes children feel special and makes the bonds between child and parent grow. Our lives can be busy, and activities can be expensive. But I have found that Family Night doesn't have to put a burden on your budget. I've come up with 6 fun ideas that you can do with your family to spend some extra special quality time together. Have a Coupon Date: This is a fun way to get out and try new places and on a budget. The rule is you can only eat or do activities that you have coupons for. You can make it simple or complex. Our last coupon date night we managed to go get Frozen yogurt and go to a movie really cheap. If you plan this one out in advance you can start saving coupons and then the night of, have everyone go through and vote on what they want to do. It's bound to be a fun night, and each time will be totally different. Have an Indoor Picnic: This is a fun way to spice up the regular dinner routine. Choose a room in your house that you wouldn't normally eat in to set up. Throw out a blanket, pull out your paper plates, you could even do candles or fun lighting. Having dinner sitting on the floor, picnic style can…show more content…
Choose a theme and center everything you do around it. For example you could do an Italian theme, you could eat spaghetti, have gelato for dessert and watch Lady and the Tramp. If you wanted to do a Breakfast night, you could eat breakfast food for dinner, require that everyone arrive to dinner int their pajamas. You could have dinner in bed, or serve dinner as "breakfast in bed" You can really get creative and make up some fun theme nights. Some other fun theme ideas: Asian, Christmas, Mexican, or Halloween. Have fun with it, it doesn't have to be Christmas to have a silly and fun Christmas
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