The Value of Quality Time in Strengthening Families

Introduction: Spending quality time together is essential for building strong family relationships. It fosters a sense of security, reduces feelings of isolation, and creates a unique family identity.

The Benefits of Quality Time: Strong families spend a great deal of time together, often in unplanned activities. Just being together eases feelings of isolation and loneliness, builds relationships, contributes to a sense of security, and fosters a family identity. Individual family members should also find time to do activities together without the entire family present. This can include meals, household chores, special events, and community activities.

Tips for Spending Quality Time:

  • Recall and recreate some of your happiest childhood experiences with your current family.
  • Let children help with household tasks, doing these chores together as a family.
  • Plan a yearly family reunion, making it easy for everyone to attend.


Spending quality time together is crucial for a strong family. By engaging in shared activities and creating opportunities for connection, families can build lasting bonds and a strong sense of identity.

Dr.Baya Mebarek, Psy.D.,LMFT