New Year's Resolutions for Busy Families & How to Make Them Stick

Following the sugar-coated swirl of the holidays comes a brief-but-lovely period of reflection. The week between Christmas and New Year's is a parent's time to contemplate the past, set goals for the future, hide all the noise-making gifts our kids received ("It just disappeared?!") and finally finish off the last of the leftovers.

All too quickly, another year will begin, and with it will come new challenges and new opportunities. It will also bring the same jam-packed schedules, daily stress and stinky socks hiding in the back of the closet. So let's get real.

From eating healthy to saving money to cutting down on screen time, the best New Year's resolutions for busy families are all about small changes that add up to big results. Read on for the scoop on how to make your resolutions stick and follow us on Facebook for even more information and inspiration.

About the Author

Lisa Petty is a Senior Online Editor for ACTIVE.com. Her journey in journalism has spanned print, online and broadcast mediums. Here at ACTIVEkids, Lisa specializes in curating content for today’s on-the-go families, from healthy recipes to fun workouts to advice that makes life a little easier. Follow Lisa on Facebook and Instagram.
Lisa Petty is a Senior Online Editor for ACTIVE.com. Her journey in journalism has spanned print, online and broadcast mediums. Here at ACTIVEkids, Lisa specializes in curating content for today’s on-the-go families, from healthy recipes to fun workouts to advice that makes life a little easier. Follow Lisa on Facebook and Instagram.

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