5 Ways to Welcome the Spring with Your Family
1. Imagine the life you want your family to lead
What does your ideal family lifestyle look like? Now bring that idea to life by cutting out images from magazines that reflect that lifestyle. It doesn’t have to seem plausible in the moment, just let yourself dream. Picturing the kind of life you want to lead with your family will help you concentrate and focus on specific goals.
2. Tidy up the family room
Once you have an idea of the life/home you want to create for your family, start making it happen. Using the KonMari method to clean out the house, first discard items that don’t spark joy, then organize what’s left over. The specific order for decluttering your home begins with clothes, books, papers, and miscellaneous items, with sentimental items last. See if an item sparks joy within you by holding it for a minute. If having this item in your life brings a smile to your face, it’s worth keeping, if not, thank the item and discard. Click here for the full guide.
3. Plan to make over your family’s diet
Keep your family active an healthy this spring by investing in a blender and eating plenty of vegetables. Smoothies are an easy and delicious way to disguise vegetables like spinach or kale by incorporating fruits like apples or bananas for some sweetness.
4. Plant a garden with your kids