4 Tips to a Great Day with the Family

Looking for something fun to do with your family? If the response is yes, get ready to compile a long list of activities that can be all-out fun.

For many men, their families are everything to them.

One of the many reasons they go out and work hard each day is to provide for their loved ones. In doing so, one of the rewards is when the entire unit can spend quality time together. That said how does your family get away from it all for a day and kick back to relax?

From day trips to having fun right at home, there are plenty of ways to unwind.

So, are you ready for a great day with your bunch?

Don’t Let Expenses Stop You

Often in today’s world, the family comes and goes at all different hours of the day.

From school to work and much more, it can be difficult for some families to even sit down for a family meal at times. As a result, it is imperative to schedule family time together whenever one can get it.

With that in mind, here are four tips to a great day with the family:

  1. Don’t Let Money Fears Stop You

Yes, there are few things left in this world that do not cost something. That said don’t let money stand in the way of quality time with your loved ones.

As an example; how about a day for everyone at a theme park? While you may think it to be quite expensive, you could find yourself surprised.

A trip to Disneyland doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg.

By doing a little research, you can locate some great savings on Disneyland and other such venues.

Take note that there are companies online that will negotiate entry prices for you. As a result, you can end up with a great deal for your entire crew.

So, when you start feeling money is going to be an obstacle, change that line of thinking.

  1. What Do the Kids Want to Do?


When you have children, you know all too well how challenging it can be at times to please them.

With that in mind, getting their two cents on how they want to spend a day with the family makes sense. The last thing you want is an unhappy camper or two in the group.

Speaking of campers, how about a day in the woods hiking and camping with your family?

One of the great things with a day or even weekend camping trip is it brings you and your kids back in touch with nature. As a result, it can be both fun and educational at the same time.

From fishing to watching animals at play, a day or weekend camping venture can be fun.

  1. Day at the Ballpark

What kid and adult for that matter does not enjoy professional or minor league baseball? While there are some people out there who are not the biggest fans; millions of others love a day at the ballpark.

In the event this is your choice, get those tickets as early as possible.

For many teams nationwide, the ballparks fill up rather fast during the season. This is oftentimes the case when there is a promotional giveaway involved.

By the time the day (or night) is over, you and your children will have had some great quality time together. Heck, you might even take home a foul ball or two in the process.

  1. Day Around the House

Thought you may look around your home and wonder how you could have fun, don’t kid yourself.

When you put your thinking cap on, you and your family will come to realize there are many ways to have a great day at home. Best of all, you never have to start the family vehicle up and go somewhere.

Among some of the ideas to toss around:

  • Family cookout
  • Family pool party
  • Family memories shared watching videos of the children growing up


  • Family games on and off the computer


By coming up with some fun ways to enjoy your time together, you do not even have to leave the premises.

So the next time you’re thinking about family fun, you should have plenty of ideas to get you going.


Photo credit: Betsy Watters on Flickr. CC-BY-ND-2.0.

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