Creative Ways to Bond with Your Parents

bond with your parents

I love how when you reach a certain age, you actually become friends with your parents.

No matter how big of a rebellious phase you went through in high school, when you hit your twenties, something switches in your brain to help you realize that your parents have always been right, at least on the important stuff.

It’s important to find time to show your gratitude, but you can only find so many restaurants to have lunch in. Here are creative ways to bond with your parents:

Invite them to a Cultural Experience –

Whether it’s a museum or a play, it’s nice to immerse yourself in a new experience. This will show you how similar/different your tastes are in entertainment. It’s a better conversation starter than another discussion about when you are going to pop a baby, isn’t it.

Learn Something Together –

My friend took her dad to learn sushi together, and it sounds like such a great idea. Parents are always looking forward to learning something new. This is because at an old age, learning is key to keeping yourself entertained and alert. My mom and dad, for example, often jokes about how they need to keep their brain cells going. Learning something together can translate to a great memory that you can keep for years to come.

What other ideas do you have for bonding with your folks? Let us know in the comments below.

Ms. Career Girl

Ms. Career Girl was started in 2008 to help ambitious young professional women figure out who they are, what they want and how to get it.