Advantages

Finding time to spend together can prove difficult for many modern-day families. With parents working full-time jobs and children occupied with homework, social lives, carving out dedicated family time is often easier said than done. However, in light of the many advantages associated with familial closeness, it behooves parents and children to make the effort to come together on a consistent basis. Spending more time with your nearest and dearest can result in the following benefits.

It’s no surprise that people who didn’t spend a great deal of time with families growing up typically don’t spend much time with their spouses and children after reaching adulthood. Conversely, children who are raised in families that always eat meals together, take annual vacations and engage in other fun-filled group activities tend to apply that experience to their own families.

It’s vitally important for children to feel close to their parents. Parental figures … Read more