Family Self-Care

The Holiday Season is a busy one and it leaves many of us stressed out, overtired and feeling a little under the weather.  Below you will find lots of ways that you and your family can focus on self-care this holiday season.  It is important to remember to care for ourselves so that our personal lights will shine bright and then we can care for others. 

  1. Set up a family game night
  2. Put on some fun music and have a family dance party
  3. Drink your water (at least 1/2 your body weight in ounces)
  4. Eat vegetables every day
  5. Move your body for at least 30 minutes
  6. Get outdoors
  7. Put on a family movie and snuggle up on the couch together
  8. Put on an audio book and draw or color as you listen to the story
  9. Start a family gratitude journal
  10. Get to Bed Early
  11. Start a Family Read Aloud Book
  12. Get takeout for dinner
  13. Call or FaceTime a family member or friend you haven’t seen in awhile
  14. Do a family yoga session (Cosmic Kids is FREE and fun for the whole family)
  15. Put your jammies on, gather some blankets, make some cocoa and head out in the car to look at Christmas lights.
  16. Work as a family to do something kind for someone else (Click HERE for some ideas)
  17. Schedule a HOME evening or a HOME day on the calendar.  Spend the entire time at home relaxing together.
  18. Take a family walk
  19. Do a puzzle together
  20. Have a family candle lit dinner.

What can you add to this list??

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