Thursday, 28 December 2017

Bringing The Family Closer Together

Family should be one of the most important things in your life, especially at a time like this where the holidays have been and gone. There are plenty of people out there who don’t really have a family, so making the most of your is something that should always be of utmost importance to you. But, some of us will know all too well that it is easy enough for family to drift apart for one reason or another. Distance, fallouts, busy lives, it all helps to push families apart until they barely speak. But life is just too small for this, so we’re here to show you how you can help to bring your family closer together, just in time for the New Year.


Distance really is something that drives families apart. When all you have is a phone call, it is easy enough to forget all about that phone call for a few days, then a few days turn into a few weeks. If the family members we’re talking about are your parents, this really can be heartbreaking. They will have raised you by seeing you everyday, yet so many people wish to move as far away as possible from their parents when they fly the nest. And so the divide begins. The first step in bringing everyone closer is actually bringing everyone close. A move might be a bit of a stressful situation, but there are companies out there that are on hand to help with the job. Just check out if you’re curious! Your parents aren’t going to be around forever, so moving closer to make sure you can see them, even if it is just once a week, is going to mean the difference between making or breaking your relationship. If you have children, grandparents should always be a big part of their lives. Don’t let them miss out as well as you.


This is something that a hell of a lot of families seem to struggle with. Communication is key if you want to make sure the family is brought closer together. If there were some fall outs that might have prompted the drifting, talk them out whilst everyone is still around. Families are the biggest support network you’ll ever have, so making sure everyone is happy and talking should always be high on your list. As we said in the above paragraph, it is easy for a phone call a week to turn into one every few weeks. This lack of communication really is what drives families apart. Pick up the phone once a week to catch up with everyone, it won’t take you long and it will definitely pay off in the long run.

Days Out

Days out are what gives families things to look back on, and is definitely what helps to bring them closer together. Being out in the open creating memories is what being a family is all about. So get everyone together and out for a bit of food, you won’t regret it.

*This is a collaborative post*

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