“Held regularly at a mutually agreed upon time, family meetings provide a forum for discussing triumphs, grievances, sibling disagreements, schedules, any topic of concern to a family member. To get resistant kids to join in, combine the get- together with incentives such as post- meeting pizza, or assign children important roles such as recording secretary or keeper of the family record book.
Introducing family meetings is the hard part; after that they’re so rewarding they take on a life of their own. If you start family meetings during preschool, you’ll have them later when you really need them. Here’s how to begin.”
How to Use Family Meetings to Build a Closer Family