Is playing only for kids? Are kids the only one who enjoy stress free fun time? Do you think you, as an adult can do with some playtime, just like your kids? We think it is an interesting concept that is worth exploring.
Parenting is a hard job and caring for the little ones takes our full attention and time. There are many ways in which parents can De-stress while on the job. Among them the easiest and the most fun way is to play with your kids. Let us explore why at all parents should spend more and more time playing along with their kids.
As a parent you would already know that parents have a lot on their plate. Managing kids, work, and home is not an easy job. Stress is an easy by-product of our daily activities. It is important that we take advantage of every situation that offers a chance to relax and enjoy. Playing with the toys and games along with the kids can be of great help to parents. This acts as an instant mood and happiness booster. Board games, video games etc. can be used for this purpose.
Family Bonding Increases
In our busy schedules it gets very difficult to spend quality time with the kids. Working parent see their kids grow horizontally and not vertically meaning they see their parents grow up on the bed. Kids leave early for school and are asleep by the time parents come home from work. Playing with children and spending time with them helps form a strong family bond. Family that plays together stays together 🙂
Kids Benefit in Many Ways
Playing with kids is of great help to the kids. Research suggests that playing with a child helps develop their physical, mental, social and emotional skills. The kids and you deserve this playtime with each other. By playing with your kids you will provide them an enriched environment where all of you will be happy.
Uplift Your Mood
It is a well know fact that playing with the children and pets can instantly lift up your spirits. If you have had a hard day at work and need a dose of happiness just head out for a park with your kids and a dog (If you own one). You are sure to come back to your home with a happy spirit.
Serve as an Example to Your Fellow Parents
By creating a happy environment at home and playing with your kids you can serve as an example to the parents around you. You can explain to your friends and fellow parents the benefits of playing with your kids. We know that parents play with their kids whenever they can but if they know why they should play, maybe they’ll take out more time to play.
Be Happy Individuals
You will see that you and your kids become happy individuals. Playing with toys and games releases happy hormones in the body. Make it a habit and you will feel the difference.