Family Bonding for Busy Mum
You Don’t Need to Be Busy.
Hola mommies 😉
Alhamdulillah, today manage to back on blogging again *chuckles*
Wish you were in great moment!
Today, I would love to share some tips on how to expand family bonding for busy mum.
Hope you could squeeze your time for your lil precious angel *winks*
Angels in my eyes~
Some busy people always complain how busy they are. Some might even feel little proud of being busy.
If you are busy, I think it’s better to ask yourself a question: “Why are you so busy?”.
If the answer is “work, shopping, hobbies, etc. – all the stuff I need to do” then mostly you’ve responded wrong.
As I always remind myself: I am busy because I’ve chosen to be busy.
Nobody forced me to homeschool *oh, my.. I just love it!*, work or take so many online classes or hobbies.
I have put myself in that situation, and it’s my responsibility to deal with it.
The truth: Simply delegating work and learning to say “no” can help you. *yes, a lot!* 😉
Although maybe your family seems to be busy with their own interests and activities and often not home, there are many ways to keep the family bond strong *Insya-Allah*.
Doing little things together strengthens ties with your children such as sharing a meal or chauffeuring them.
Let share some of tips on “Family Bonding for Busy Mum“:
Things You’ll Need:
Below are some examples for creating bonding time:
- Whenever possible, eat meals together, especially dinner.
Keep the TV off and do not answer the phone while dining.
- Help them with homework (or review homework schedules).
- Attend their sports event or activity (give positive feedback no matter the outcome).
- Play card or board games of their choosing.
- Watch a TV program that your lil kids like.
- Have a family night out and go to a movie, concert, bowling game or play.
- Exercise together (biking, swimming, dancing, hiking).
- Volunteer together (serving meals at orphanage house, give a helping hand at nearby hospital/mosque).
- Do chores together (cooking, dishes, grocery shopping, housework, gardening).
- Drive them whenever possible and let them listen to their favorite radio station/CD’s *and sing out loud together!*.
- Have bedtime talks where you just sit and listen and let your children speak.
- Read together. If there is a book everyone wants to read (i.e. My Quran Friends), each person can take turns reading aloud.
- Share a hobby together or take an active interest in your child’s hobby.
- Go on a family vacation and let the kids get involved in the planning.
- Every day, tell them you love them. Also, give a compliment or positive remark about something they’ve done.
Gambatte ne mommies, do remember: quality time is better than quantity 😉
May God bless your lovely day *hugs*