One of the things our family is in the habit of doing is a family meeting. Sometimes the day or time changes, but always it involves treats. Today, the kids wanted a tea party - a carry-over from our homeschooling days, which we are all getting used to - and decided to have it be with the family meeting.
Yesterday, we decided to get out of our home routine and explore a new place. As a surprise -- the kids were trying to guess during the entire drive -- I kept the destination a secret until we got there.