How to Focus Your Family Room on Family
Reclaim your room from screens and headphones with these ideas for fostering family togetherness
6. Create stretching-out equality. Our minds really do work differently depending on our posture. When we’re stretched out, we feel and act more powerful. To make everyone in a conversation feel equal, make sure they can all stretch out. Putting only one recliner in the family room leads to someone taking on the role of family emperor.
Everyone’s head would be at the same height above the floor with this seating system.
11. Make TV secondary. TV isn’t going away, and families can have great times watching shows together. Having a TV that can be moved in and out of view is a great way to support occasional viewing. So is having one that’s hidden in a piece of furniture when not in use.