With a few pointers from the tips below, you and your family could get more out of every day. Or, try some of our challenges to really get things rolling!
Life as a parent often feels like it's a rush from one thing to the next. Try to take some time out for yourself this week by locking a coffee date with a friend into your diary or catching up for some adult conversation. Your kids will learn that fostering friendships is important.
Try to eat most meals at the dinner table away from distractions such as TV or other electronic screens.
Having strong, broad social connections in your life can increase feelings of happiness and self-worth in you... and in your kids.
There are endless ways you can motivate your family to move more at home like a game of backyard cricket, soccer, or basketball. And by being physically active with your family, you're also being a great role model for your kids.
For many of us, it can be hard to stay on top of everything in such a busy schedule. Often a 'walk and talk' is a good way to catch up with others and the kids can come along and run around.