How to Hold a Family Meeting
How to hold a Family Meeting
Think you are too busy for family meetings? Think again! This short investment of your time will pay dividends you can’t even imagine until you try. A strong sense of connection, in this busy world, is so valuable to families and deserves to take priority in your life. The easy steps are laid out for you and implementation is worth the investment.
- Begin each meeting with prayer and say something positive about each other.
- Meet at a regularly scheduled time. Everyone in the family needs to find a mutually agreed-upon meeting time: first, so they know they are available and second, so they begin to feel a part of these meetings, even in the planning stage.
- Decide on time limits and stick to them. Time limits should generally accommodate the youngest person in the family attending the meeting, and DO NOT GO OVER IT!
- Rotate the positions. Some suggested positions include: Chairperson, Recorder, Dessert Maker, and Game Organizer. (read more)