Play at Local Park
May sound simple, but find a local park to have fun with your kids! Be outside, run, swing, climb, be a kid again and play along with them!
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Don't just use the park as time and a place to wear your kids out. Don't sit on the bench glued to your phone while you kid yells "Dad look at me!" ten times to get your attention. Go with the intention of playing just as hard (or trying to at least) as they are. Go with the intention of running, going down the slide, swinging, and playing tag. Be the father all other parents look at and dislike because it makes them feel guilty for sitting on the side line. Be the father that makes others want to step their game up and have just as much fun with their children. It may be a simple idea, going to the park, but it is an idea that can spark joy in your child.
If you are new to an area, traveling, or just haven't ventured out, you may not know what parks are nearby. Check out the app Play Ground Buddy or click the link below. The app has local parks tagged, but even better, it has what amenities are there too. For example, if you know your child loves to swing or go down slides, you can see if the parks near you have that option.
Be intentional. Spend time with your children. Go play at a local park!
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