Younger relatives may need special considerations. Minimize distractions to help conversation flow. On your end, you can look up some games to play with children. Invite each guest to bring a dish and pass the dishes around to share. When you have a guest in town, you want to make sure you include them in your plans. If your cousin is in high school or middle school, things may be a little easier. You should keep your home relatively clean if you have guests.