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Are you thinking about spending some quality time with your kids? This can be a great idea for parents if you feel like your relationship does seem a little strained between you and your children. Here are some of the ways to guarantee that you can get the time that you need. 

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Go Camping

First, you might want to consider going camping with your kids. The benefit of going camping is that you won’t have to worry about tech getting in the way. Instead, you can fully engage with your kids and try a range of different activities that they might enjoy. The trick here will be to make sure that you are choosing the right campsite. Different campsites will provide different activities for families who are booking a trip. 

Go Fishing 

You could also consider going fishing with your kids. The big benefit of going fishing is that it’s something that you can do together as a team. You’ll be able to share in your different triumphs and losses. It’s also a great way to teach your kids some patients and provides a real opportunity to talk and interact on a more personal level. You don’t have to worry about your kids ignoring you the entire time that you are away. This can happen if you go somewhere like a theme park to try and rebuild a connection. There are some great guides for getting started with bait fishing you don’t have to go in green here. 

Book Some Real-Time Off

Next, it is important that when you do this you are giving your children some real-time. This means that you shouldn’t have your phone in your hand in case you get an important phone call. Ideally, you want to focus on ensuring that you don’t have to hold onto your phone at all. You should be able to switch it off and focus completely on your kids as well as what they are looking for. The easiest way to do this is to plan this time a few weeks in advance. That way you can also make sure that it doesn’t feel like a spur of the moment thing to your children. 

Find Out What They Enjoy

Finally, you should make sure that you take the time to find out what they enjoy and what they are interested in. It’s important to do this rather than deciding to push them into different activities that you think they should be interested in. If you choose activities that they already have a passion for, then you’ll be able to make sure that your kids feel as though they can engage more freely and share their interests with you. 

We hope this helps you understand some of the best ways to guarantee that you are getting some quality time with your kids. By taking the right steps here, you’ll be able to guarantee that you can reconnect with your children and know what’s going on in their life. It won’t feel like there are strangers lurking around the halls of your home and that can be the case. Particularly as your kids get older. 

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Kori is a late diagnosed autistic/ADHD mom. She is currently located in Albany, NY where she is raising a neurodiverse family. Her older daughter is non-speaking autistic (and also has ADHD and Anxiety) and her youngest daughter is HSP/Gifted. A blogger, podcaster, writer, product creator, and coach; Kori shares autism family life- the highs, lows, messy, and real. Kori brings her own life experiences as an autistic woman combined with her adventures in momming to bring you the day-to-day of her life at home. Kori is on a mission to empower moms of autistic children to make informed parenting decisions with confidence and conviction.

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