25 New Year’s Resolutions 4 Des Moines Families

25 New Year’s Resolutions 4 Des Moines Families

It’s a new year, and instead of agonizing over making individual resolutions, that you’re probably not going to keep, why not make a few with your awesome family instead? If you like the sound of that, read on, because we’ve rounded up 25 resolutions that are guaranteed to help Des Moines families make 2016 a year to remember.

  1. Try New Foods at a local restaurant – 5 Faves 4 Family-Friendly Dining in Des Moines.
  2. Make a plan to visit all of the parks in your communityDes Moines Area Parks & Recreation Departments Offer Low Cost Family Fun.
  3. Spend one-on-one time with each otherThe Treasures of Spending One-on-One Time With Your Kids.
  4. Learn how to build, craft or sew like a proWhat’s in “Store” – Classes 4 Kids to Learn a New Skill.
  5. Encourage your kids to jump and have fun Local Attractions That Will Make Your Kids Hop-py!
  6. Make it a point to get outside moreExplore Nature with Kids in Central Iowa.
  7. Go on an Iowa adventureGuide to a Family Fun Day at the Iowa State Fair.
  8. Let the kids cook dinnerCooking Classes 4 Kids in Des Moines.
  9. Visit more museums, without spending a dimeA FREE Day at the Museum 4 Kids in Des Moines.
  10. Eat something grown by a local farmerDes Moines Guide to Farmers Markets.
  11. Dance More5,6,7,8: Dance Lessons 4 Kids in Des Moines.
  12. Drink more coffee or hot chocolate5 Hot Spots 4 Hot Chocolate in Des Moines.
  13. Challenge your family to embark on one FREE adventure each month – The “Play List”
  14. Start a family book clubBook Nook: Have You Been to Your Local Central Iowa Library Lately?
  15. Once a week, hop on your bikesGo on a Family Bike Ride in Des Moines.
  16. Save money (and the planet) by shopping second handDes Moines Area Consignment Shops 4 Kids.
  17. Attend summer camp as a familyCabin Fever: 5 Family Camps in Iowa.
  18. Stop and look up into the skyStargazing with Kids in Des Moines.
  19. Try a new sport as a family8 High Flying Disc Golf Courses 4 Kids in Des Moines.
  20. Help out others in your communityCharities That Help Kids and Families in Des Moines.
  21. Eat more ice creamThe Scoop on the Sweetest Ice Cream Shoppes in Des Moines.
  22. Go without electronics for a dayGone Fishin’: 7 Spots to Catch a Fish with Kids in Des Moines.
  23. Move moreNo Sweat! 5 Fitness Centers That Offer Activities 4 Kids in Des Moines.
  24. Do your choresTo Do & Done: Chores 4 Kids at Various Ages.
  25. Save Money – 10 Tips to Save Money on Kids’ Sporting Gear



What resolutions are your family hoping to keep in 2016? Tell us in the comments below!

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