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Make Family Resolutions

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Break out some favorite snacks and sit around the table. While playing a few games, ask your kids about their ideas and goals. Keep the conversation light. Write these down. (For specific goals, set a date.) Keep the list in a visible spot. Consider setting family resolutions too.

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Have A Pajama Party

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Did your kids get new jammies for Christmas? Both kids and adults  appreciate a day spent in their pajamas. Start with making a favorite breakfast. Spend the day making slime, playing games, watching a favorite movie, or building a fort. The activities don’t matter as long as you do them together.

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Attend A New Year’s Event

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There is no shortage of kid-friendly activities. Search online and find one that fits your family. Rec centers, libraries, museums or bowling centers are just a few of the places to check out.

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For Older Kids

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Older kids may enjoy having their own celebration. Let them have a few friends over and give them access to their favorite snacks. Make sure there is sparkling cider for a toast. Come midnight, let them know it’s okay to make a little noise.

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Netflix, Then Chill

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