13 Traditions We’ll Want To Pass On To Our Kids

There’s much, much more than genetics. And you can start making memories by gathering around a game with you and your family.

1. Leaving the nicest lunch box notes:

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2. Having breakfast for dinner on Sundays:

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3. Having an adventurous camping trip in the backyard:

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4. Hiding the pickle ornament in the tree:

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5. Mastering family recipes together:

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6. Playing games together for some friendly competition:

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7. Sharing all of that pride you have for your favorite team:

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8. Visiting the toy store after going to the doctor:

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9. Catching fireflies during the summertime:

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(And then letting them go!)

10. Hunting for sand crabs at the beach:

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(And then letting them go!)

11. And collecting rolly pollies:

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(…then letting them go, of course!)

12. Getting to pick what’s for dinner because you got a good report card:

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13. Keeping track of everyone’s height on a super-secret wall:

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Open a box and start making memories:

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