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They're easy to make and a fun idea to entertain as the new year approaches but somehow sticking to New Year's Resolutions never seem to pan out. 

Can we even call them New Year's resolutions if they haven't been forgotten or broken by the second day of the new year? 

For parents, creating a list of goals for the coming year might work best if they're more family-focused. 

Here are seven New Year's Resolutions suggestions for bringing the family closer together. 

Also see: How to handle holiday anxiety during the pandemic

1. Create a family tradition 

Kids thrive on tradition, and they're perfect for creating happy memories for the whole family. 

2. Cook together once a month

Cooking with your kids promotes family bonding and teaches an important skill. 

3. Have a monthly date

Make plans for some one-on-one time with your child. In bigger families, undivided attention can be a rare treat. 

4. Make a money goal to manage together 

Give your children a head start on financial literacy with lessons on budgeting, saving and investing. But be sure to make the lessons fun and not too serious. 

5. Plan an annual adventure 

Stepping outside your normal routine can be an excellent way to bring family members closer. 

6. Find an outside activity for the family 

Search for a fun outdoors activity that everyone in the family can enjoy. 

7. Learn something new together

Mastering a new skill alongside your children is another way to foster family bonds. 

Watch the video above for more. 


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