The beginning of the school season often signals the beginning of… [insert suspenseful music] the busy season for families. Homework, projects, practices, games and recitals will soon consume our schedules. As new things are added to the schedule, naturally, other things must fall off (since there are only so many hours in a day).
One of the things that usually suffers (or even falls off) during these busy seasons is our prioritization of meaningful and bonding time with our family.
Check out this great article that points out what is the common element in all of our most meaningful and bonding times together as a family. More importantly, while the article points out that this element is so important for building a faith that lasts in our children, it also shows how it is possible to not lose this vital element even within the midst of a busy season.