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Make the Most of Family Quality Time in 5 Easy Ways

Quality time is vital for every family, and it’s also true that most families don’t get enough of it. If you feel like you’re not spending enough quality time with your family or you simply want to make better use of the quality time that you do get to spend together, we’re going to talk about some ways to help you do that. Each of the ideas below is fantastic for enhancing your family’s quality time, so read on to find out more.

Quality time is vital for families but most families don’t get enough of it. Here's how to make the most of your family quality time.

Start a Lasting Project

If you want to spend time with your child on a consistent basis, it’s a good idea to start a project that’s going to last. As a parent, this gives you the chance to make family time a regular thing and you can work towards a common goal and end objective, whatever it might be, together as a family.

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Pass on Important Traditions

One way to spend time together as a family involves passing on traditions that have been in the family for many years and decades. Of course, this is something that’s unique to your family, so it’s something that you’ll have to give some thought and attention to. If you can do that effectively, those traditions will last longer in the family too.

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Take it Turns to Choose Activities

When deciding how to spend your family time, you should take it in turns among you to choose activities that you feel are going to help you all get something out of these experiences. You don’t want to be the one dictating how you spend quality time because this might lead to your kids becoming disengaged and uninterested.

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Capture Special Moments

When your family is doing activities together, you might want to hire a photographer who can capture those special moments. Your kids grow up fast, so having these photos to look back on in the future is something that might turn out to be really special. It’s definitely something to think about.

capture special moments as a family

Create a Family Night Once a Week

If you want to make sure that these plans to spend more time together as a family don’t merely fall by the wayside after a few weeks, you should establish a new routine. That might mean creating a family night that takes place once a week. That way, your family’s quality time will become the norm and before long it won’t be unusual at all.

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Making the most of your family time is very important. Your kids grow up fast and it’s in your best interests to make use of the quality time you get as a family unit while you still can. It won’t be long before they’re all grown up and flying the nest!


Quality time is vital for families but most families don’t get enough of it. Here's how to make the most of your family quality time.

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TWL Working Mom

Jennifer is the owner of TWL Working Moms. She is a full time teacher, a mom & step mom, and NBCT Facilitator. Jennifer lives in Washington State and is a born + raised New Yorker. In her spare time, she loves traveling, yoga, the beach, writing, listening to books and drinking coffee.

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