3 Ways to Recharge Your Family Life This YearBetween work, after-school activities, the call of your smartphone, and all of the other distractions in life, it can be hard to make time for your family to simple spend time together and recharge your batteries. My family, however, did successfully manage to take some time for ourselves last year. How how we did it, and how you can too!
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Recharge Rule #1: Try something new, together.
Last year, I got on a pair of skis and hurtled my body down a steep hill in the name of family time. Okay, so the hill I skied down -- over and over, as it turns out, because it was danged fun -- was a rather wimpy slope that bored even then-six-year-old Owen. But it was a milestone for me, because I'd always sworn I wanted nothing to do with downhill skiing.
I've never been much of a physical thrill-seeker and I just didn't see the point of purposely doing something dangerous for fun…until I strapped on those skis and took my first unsteady, but amazingly fun, trip down the bunny hill.