Creating New Family Traditions for the New Year: WGCU Kids

It’s a new year! While New Year’s resolutions and goal-setting lists can feel overwhelming, I’m all for building thoughtful, easy-to-maintain activities into our family life. Instead of resolutions, consider adding simple rhythms or routines into the days ahead.

And remember, give your family — and yourself — grace when trying new things! Some activities will be instant hits and others just won’t work for your family. Ages, stages, personalities, and family dynamics all differ, and that’s OK! Incorporating new traditions and habits into your days together isn’t about achieving perfection — it’s about intentionally making time to spend with each other.

Here are 15 easy ways to connect as a family this year.