Want a happy family? Abandon the holiday plans and stay at home, researchers say
The key to keeping the family might not be that trip to Disneyworld after all, researchers have revealed.
They say spending time at home doing 'familiar activities' could actually be more satisfying.
The study concluded visiting new places and interacting with new people can leave families exhausted, with less 'brain power' to focus on relationships.
While research results suggest that all quality time together contributes to satisfaction with family life, 'all family leisure is not equal,' said Karen Melton of Baylor's Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, who led the research.... read more
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