Have you established good family rituals?
Fun, meaningful family rituals reinforce a sense of security and belonging. Let's face it, as human beings, we love to know what to expect. We certainly like our traditions, ceremonies and I'm definitely all about good habits. When you incorporate these within your family, you are laying the groundwork for success.
Children especially benefit from having well established routines and rituals. It creates continuity that helps them to understand their world. This understanding makes them feel more secure which leads to greater self-confidence. It also helps them to feel loved and to bond to you, their siblings and the other members of your family.
5 Good Family Rituals to EmbraceEvery family is different. What works for one might not work for another. I don't want to create a lot of pressure here that you need to be doing something that just doesn't fit. You should pick and choose the rituals you think your family will enjoy and cherish. They don't have to be complicated, formal or expensive. Your family rituals just need to bring you together so you can bond and create a few lasting memories.
Here are some starter ideas for family rituals you may want to consider.