In this unique season of family , we have the opportunity to be intentional about our self-care, our relationships, and even taking care of the home we live in.
Here are your day 26 opportunities:
Continue reading the Easter story. Today read Matthew 26:30-75
Focus on what you’re grateful for today. If you started a “Grateful” list a few weeks ago, add to it. If you haven’t started a list, start one today. What we think about determines how we feel. Push your thoughts towards gratefulness today.
Talk with your spouse about a strategy for some “couple time” in the next few days. Can you connect while the kids are napping? Is it time to initiate a bedtime so you have time in the evening? If you have older kids, can you do more walks as a couple so you have time to talk? Can you turn off the TV one night a week to play a game and have fun together?
Everyone outside for 15 minutes minimum each day.
Kids: Make a chalk “exercise course” on the sidewalk or driveway. Here are some ideas: Start here, jump over this line, hopscotch, 10 jumping jacks, jump over three lines, dribble the ball 10 times, balance on one foot, run to the next line, Finish!
Teens: Have your teen clean out their dresser drawers. Give them a container to put clothes they don’t wear anymore in.
Up and down a set of stairs 10 times today.
Send a thank you note to someone you know who is on the front lines of the medical profession.
Clean one bathroom today.
Switch out seasonal clothes for another child today. (If you only have one child and you did this yesterday, do your today.)
You’ve got a unique opportunity today! Use it well!
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