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Do any other families still do a Family Fun Night once a week?

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Asked by kdunker at 10:00 AM on Mar. 23, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • Friday nights are our family movie night - popcorn, snacks, etc.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 10:04 AM on Mar. 23, 2011

  • We tried.. but i think until we get into our own house (living my mom now) its just not going to work.

    Answer by MommaTasha1003 at 10:04 AM on Mar. 23, 2011

  • yes im,husband n son always do things mainly on weekends but i never thought 2 call it family fun son will get a kick out of that

    Answer by cammay at 10:06 AM on Mar. 23, 2011

  • Usually on Saturdays we do what the weather dictates. We will play board games, cards or play on the Wii for those rainy, gloomy, snowy days. We try to get to area parks and trails, playgrounds or other outdoorsy related stuff on the nice days.

    Answer by Philly247 at 10:16 AM on Mar. 23, 2011

  • We normally do Family Fun night on Wednesday nights, then on Sunday we have Family Day. We don't use any electricity except to cook, no lights, tv, cellphones, etc. We play boardgames or go for a hike at the park(weather permitting) At night, we use candles and lanterns to see with. I love the closeness it makes our family feel.

    Comment by kdunker (original poster) at 10:25 AM on Mar. 23, 2011

  • No, we don't. It wouldn't be much fun. The kids are too busy with homework and stuff on weekdays and are in bed by 8pm. On the weekends they are busy playing with their friends and don't usually get inside until just before bedtime. Plus my husband works on weekends and either isn't home or is tired and just wants to rest after work. If I tried to force "Family Fun Night" I'd be met with a lot of pissed off people who would rather be doing something else. And, frankly, I'd rather them be outside running off their energy than sitting inside pouting over a board game or watching a movie.
    Our family time is when we go out to eat which we do at least once a month with all 5 kids, once a week with the younger 2 and in the summer with all 5 of them.

    Answer by justanotherjen at 10:28 AM on Mar. 23, 2011

  • We do family movie night and family fun night.

    Answer by tiddliwinks at 10:32 AM on Mar. 23, 2011

  • We do family fun day! Every Sunday is either the zoo, park, picnic, hik etc. we love Sunday's!

    Answer by JoLee12345 at 11:15 AM on Mar. 23, 2011

  • we have family movie night 1 or 2 nights a week, and if the weather is nice we go to the park or somewhere fun outdoors on the weekend

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 11:58 AM on Mar. 23, 2011

  • We do usually Friday nights. Easier that way. Or if my DH works we do it on aday he doesn't work.

    Answer by Baby4us09 at 12:23 PM on Mar. 23, 2011

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