Trust me on this; If you have a loving and caring family, your life becomes heavenly good.
Family acts like our spine. They give us support to face this world and its challenges.
It’s like one moment we are fighting, and in the other moment, we are back to normal with each other. Sharing things and more.
We all can relate to this, don’t we?
We love the feeling of this National Family Day that comes every year on September 26. It gives a boost to the family spirit.
When is The National Family Day?
National Family Day will be celebrated on September 26, 2022. There is a lot to the word family and this day. Let’s find out every bit of it, TOGETHER (as we are a family too, aren’t we?)
Where is it Celebrated?
People celebrate this day with full enthusiasm worldwide, especially in the United States. Americans love the tradition of this day.
Purpose of Family Day
This day is all about family togetherness.
It’s about expressing the love you have for your family, appreciating them and having a good time together.
By family, we don’t only mean our blood-shared members. You can find a family within a group of friends, with your office collogues or even a pet can be your whole family.
It is all about the love and cares you feel for them.
This day is a perfect chance to take a break from all other stuff and feel the closeness of your family bond.
What Makes Family Unique?
Family is an essential pillar in our lives, providing us with much-needed devotion, support, compassion, and words of gratefulness.
Families are meant to be there to assist you in times of need; after all, our family knows us the best.
Holding up a family is an art; once you master it, your life becomes peaceful and full of love. Let’s see what things make a family unique on this National Family Day.
Lots of Affection:
Love and affection can do miracles, especially when it’s unconditional. The affection a family has is the purest form of love.
It is not conditional. No one in the family is bound to love each other. The love and affection are there for each other without any force or obligation.
It is an unsaid feeling, which you don’t need to say out louder each day to each other, but you can feel it.
Yes, sometimes reassurance is needed in the family as well. You need to express how much you value and adore them. It is vice versa.
Don’t forget to tell each other from time to time how much you love them.
We cannot say that every family has clear communication, but one thing is sure a family with good communication sticks together.
Family Communication is absolutely essential because it allows us to share our wishes, necessities, and problems with one another.
Open communication fosters an environment where family members can share their contradiction and their fondness for each other.
Family Makes You Feel Protected and Secure:
When you are having a tough time, whether it is at school or the office or, more likely, problems with your social circle, family is a gateway from all your worries.
You can feel judged by anyone but not your family. With them, you can be transparent and share all your problems.
In return, family members are supposed to support each other and make each other feel confident. They are there to waive off all your insecurities.
The sense of protection and security is a vital element of a sound family system.
It’s Unbreakable Connection:
You can be irritated by each other; you can fight with each other and decide not to talk but till when? You cannot stay angry with your family for a long time.
Family is an unbreakable bond. The more time you spend with each other, the more you get close to one another. The bond gets stronger and stronger day by day.
It is essential to share and spend time with each other to maintain a strong family connection.
This is the last one but surely not the least. The elements mentioned above are not possible if you don’t have their base, and that is; TRUST.
You only trust your family because you know they will help you do the right thing.
Nothing seems impossible if you have a strong faith in your family members. You feel loved and confident.
How to Celebrate Family Day:
Celebrating Family day is no hard science. There are many methods to spend quality time with your family. Here we have some exciting ideas for you:
1. Plan a Day Trip on Family Day:
Plan a day trip to your family’s favorite spot or discover a new pace together. What can be a more fun way to celebrate this day.
From packing a night before, waking up early and leaving for a day filled with fun to spend an exciting day with your family. You will enjoy it to your fullest.
2. Have a Lets-Cook-Together-Day:
A family who cooks together sticks together!
Here is a creative way to enjoy this day. Experimenting in the kitchen is always fun, and doing it together as a family doubles it. So, get your chef streak out and bring it on!
Everyone gets to choose one item (food or drink) that they will prepare on their own.
Once all is done, set up the dining table and enjoy all the food made with love by you and your family.
3. Watch a Movie Together:
Family, a good family movie and a bowl of popcorns; Brilliant combination.
This is another way to spend this day as a family. Put on your old favorite movie or watch a new one together.
Share movie blankets and popcorn. Have an exciting movie time as a family!
Recommended movies: The lion king (the old classic), Finding Ohanna, Yes Day and Sonic the hedgehog.
4. See the Old Pictures:
Aww! Nothing can be more overwhelming than watching old pictures together.
Pictures hold some of our very special moments, from childhood pictures to the latest graduation pictures. See them together and unfold all the stories.
Recall all the beautiful memories. A perfect way to spend this day. It will definitely give out a feeling of belonging.
5. Have a Heart-to-Heart Talk:
Emotional sentiments, unstoppable laughing sessions, talking your heart out and a sense of togetherness. That’s all we need.
Sometimes just talking to each other gives immense happiness and relief.
On this day, avail the opportunity to share it all with your family. Talk about your problems, your differences or maybe your plans.
This indeed brings us closer to each other.
6. Play Board Games:
We can all agree on this; Playing board games is a family ritual, and undoubtedly, it’s exciting.
Playing it as a single-player or forming team, either way, it gives you to the best family time.
You can take out all your favorite board games and play them with your family to enjoy this day.
Recommended Board Games: UNO, Monopoly, Payday, Risk, Family feud trivia box card game and Heist.
A Long Video Call Would Do It:
Missing your family? We get it. It is normal to miss your family, especially not on this but every day.
It’s a family day, and you are not with your family, but nowadays, nothing is impossible.
Sit on that couch and just make a video call. A long relaxing video call to your family will make you feel like they are all around you.
Try it. It works!
Frequently Asked Questions
Q1: Which is the Largest Family in the world?
Zion-a (who lives in Baktawng Tlangnua) has 38 wives and 89 children and is known to be the world’s largest family.
Q1. Do we need to give gifts on National Family Day?
It is not necessary to give each other gifts on this day. Just have a good time with them and give them your love. However, it is your choice if you want to add a gift as a cherry on the top.
Q3: Which is the Wealthiest Family in the world?
The Waltons are the world’s richest family due to its huge stake in Walmart, the largest firm in the world as per earnings.
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I guess now we are all set to celebrate the 26th of September (National Day for Family) as we know the purpose of this day and ways to celebrate it.
Try to be careful and consistent with the essential elements of family togetherness, such as Affection, Care and Trust.
Select an idea of your choice to have ultimate fun with your family on this loving day.
Have a splendid day!
Dates of National Family Day