The importance of family can never be overexaggerated. Whether it happens to be your biological or a found family, you need to make sure that you are incorporating family time into your life. If your life is busy and you are having trouble fitting family time into your schedule, you’ll be pleased to know that there are plenty of ways that you can incorporate it into every day.

#1 Memories

A huge part of being part of a family is making memories together. If you have young children, you want to make sure that they have memories of happy times with you and your partner. This can be vitally important for your mental health and the health of your children’s relationships in later life. The happier they are now, the chances are, the happier they will be when forming healthier connections and relationships later on.

#2 Skill building

By having happier times with your children, you are going to help them to learn skills that much faster. If children enjoy what they are doing, they are more likely to take more of the information in and take a long-standing interest in it. This can be done by using skill-building games, such as cornhole, to help them find more fun every single day. You will find that by adding a little extra fun, such as by getting custom cornhole boards, you will be able to bring even more happy memories. This is also something you can get your wider or extended family involved in too, so they can make memories with them too.

#3 Interests

By having similar interests to your children, you will be able to form a healthier relationship with them. This means that you will be able to enjoy more time together and build a better basis for support. Whether this is a hobby, a sport, or even just a shared favorite place to sit, you will find that it is beneficial to your connection.

#4 Support

A huge benefit of having a strong family network, for both children and adults, is support. If you feel at ease around someone, you are more likely to tell them your worries and find comfort and support in their words. If you associate them with the things you like, such as happy memories, this support will only increase.

#5 Identity

By connecting yourself to your family, you are connecting yourself to your history and who you are. This is important to make yourself feel more confident. It can also help your children to be more accepting of themselves. It links them to heirlooms and childhood possessions that they connect with their family and allows them to have pride in their past.

To wrap everything up

There are so many benefits of spending time as a family. Spending quality time with your children can help them to feel more comfortable, more confident, and become more resourceful adults. This is crucial as your role as a parent, and making sure that your child has everything it needs to grow up mentally healthily as well as physically.


Northern girl Laura is the epitome of a true entrepreneur. Laura’s spirit for adventure and passion for people blaze through House of Coco. She founded House of Coco in 2014 and has grown it in to an internationally recognised brand whilst having a lot of fun along the way. Travel is in her DNA and she is a true visionary and a global citizen.

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