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Family fun

Top 10 Fall Family Activities in the Bay Area

Every weekend, we spend some time together as a family and go outside together. We call them our “Family Activity Days”, or FAD for short. We try to keep it active, like city hikes, or bike riding or “soccer”. But mostly, it’s just having fun together and being grateful that we have this amazing time together. Here are a few of the things we’ve been doing this fall in the Bay Area.

Family fun Holidays

Using “Check-ins” to Get the Conversation Started (with Kids)

We do check-ins almost every day on our walk home from school. I give the topic and we all take turns answering. Sometimes we do this to get conversation going at the dinner table. Now, instead of asking “How was your day?” And getting vague answers like : “fine” or “OK”. I end up learning how my kids are REALLY doing. I also learn more about the wonderful people they are… [Read more.]