WFMW- Family Fun Night

Every Friday at our house is Family Fun Night. The children know what to expect and look forward to it all week long.

The fun usually begins after dinner when everyone runs to get ready for bed, grabs their pillows and blankets and heads downstairs. We play games, read books, listen to a story on Cd, or just watch a movie. We snuggle and play and enjoy spending some fun, relaxing time together.

The fun is not over when the movie ends, it is just beginning. The best part of Family Fun Night is that we all sleep together. The children take turns sleeping next to mom and dad. Sometimes the children make little tents, but we always snuggle up and sleep together on Friday nights.

Making amazing memories by spending time with my family that Works For Me!

WARNING: Sleeping on the floor with no additional padding is not recommended for children over 25!

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13 Responses to WFMW- Family Fun Night
  1. ~~tonya~~
    March 4, 2009 | 5:15 am

    Your kids are beautiful!! Great ideas.


  2. TuTu's Bliss
    March 4, 2009 | 10:29 am

    That is such a sweet idea. Hugs, Jen


  3. Wani
    March 4, 2009 | 6:08 pm

    Looks like fun!!


  4. megan
    March 4, 2009 | 6:18 pm

    I love the idea of camping out together!


  5. Corrine
    March 4, 2009 | 11:42 pm

    sleeping on the ground is never recommmended after early 20s…what fun memories you are building.


  6. Kara @ Home With Purpose
    October 20, 2010 | 12:00 am

    We do something similar…the kids love it!!


  7. Ann
    October 20, 2010 | 1:20 pm

    We do this too! We love to all sleep in the living room together. We built a tent with blankets and slept in it one night. They loved that!


  8. Heather's Hodgepodge
    October 20, 2010 | 1:46 pm

    Those nights are going to make great memories. I bet your kids will repeat FFN with their own kids!


  9. Liberty
    October 20, 2010 | 2:07 pm

    This is a great idea…but I refuse to sleep on the floor!! I sacrifice in other areas, though!


  10. Tanya
    October 22, 2010 | 12:08 am

    Sounds fun…I think we’ll try it tomorrow night!


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    November 11, 2010 | 7:58 am

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  12. Marilyn Brauer
    April 8, 2011 | 5:27 pm

    That’s so sweet! A lot easier to all sleep on the floor than for everyone to pile on mom and dad’s bed! It’s so wonderful that your family is so close!


  13. Elizabeth
    June 15, 2012 | 7:52 pm

    Absolutely LOVE this idea! But, I don’t think my husband would go for it! We are getting into the “new thirties” over here . . . so that changes things quite a bit! 🙂 Also, we always had issues with soggy nights for a LONG time! . . KWIM?

    Please link this up to my TGIF Link Up one Friday! 🙂 THANKS! 🙂


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