Screen time is not an unusual activity for teenagers on weekends after a long week at school. Instead of relying on television or the Internet, here are five quick ideas to spend quality time together away from screens.
Even people who live in the heart of a big city can find a nice place for a family hike and picnic. Nature also offers a place where cell phone signals aren’t the strongest, so it’s even more of an excuse to leave the phones behind.
A building project is a wonderful way to bond with your children and teach them new skills. Whether it’s putting in a treehouse or fixing up an old automobile, you can keep these projects affordable by purchasing used pickup truck beds, scrapped construction lumber, and junkyard parts and tools. Finding the proper materials may be most of the fun.