Making a New Year’s resolution is a difficult decision—and it’s even more challenging when you’re facing it alone.
This year, try making your resolutions a family affair.
Making a resolution as a family is a great way to bond, keep one another accountable for goals, and establish healthy habits for the children in the family. We’ve got a few suggestions to get you started.
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New Year’s Resolutions to Make as a Family
Whether you and your family walk every night after dinner or join a gym together, exercising will get you and your loved ones on the path to a healthy life.
Wear your seat belts
Make a commitment as a family to buckle up every time you’re in the car. Turn it into a game and your kids will love reminding the rest of the family.
Pack your lunches together
Cut out sugary sodas (and reach for milk)
By now, we all know that soda/pop is packed with sugar and essentially void of nutrients. So instead, swap it out for milk after the New Year. And while you’re at it, avoid energy drinks too.
Get more sleep
Plant a garden
Why buy produce when you could pick your own from your backyard? If you’re lacking the space, try growing potted tomatoes and peppers on your porch. The kids will love picking their own vegetables, too. We’ve even got a few veggie suggestions for your new garden.