Now that the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is past, make some time to sit down and work on your family resolutions. From bonding time, to family fitness and giving back as a family, here are our top five suggestions for families.
By the end of the month, determine how you'll make time for each other, and communicate the plan to everyone.
By the end of April, make sure your plan has gone into effect, and keep up your commitment.
By the end of August, add in a monthly family gathering where you can all spend extra time together.
By the end of November, plan how you'll preserve your family time during the busy holiday season.
Give back to those around you
The holidays are a natural time to get excited about charitable giving and volunteer work -- but the need continues all year round. Make it a priority for your family to find a way to contribue to
worthy causes -- either financially or with your time and effort.
By the end of the month, figure out what you'll do to give back.
By the end of April, show up and do it at least twice.
By the end of August, each member of your family can invite one other person to join you in your charitable activity.
By the end of November, think of a way to take your project to the next step for next year!