5 Fun Family Activities

Five simple activities that your family will love.

Monique Valeris Apr, 19, 2013

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Whether your family is planning to attend the ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans from July 4 - 7 or has another fun trip in the works, vacations are one of the best ways to reconnect. Unwinding as a unit can bring new energy to your relationship.

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Any family endures their fair share of challenges. Despite of this, it's so important to schedule time for good family fun. Pull out one of your family's favorite board games and let the good times roll.

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Sharing meals as a family offers the opportunity to get up-to-date on what's happening in each person's life.

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When you're family has been blessed, it's only right to share that goodness with others. Consider volunteering at a hospital, serving food at your local shelter, or participating in a walk for charity.

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Staying fit is not only good for your health. Exercise is a fun way to increase interaction between family members.