Just like a relationship with a significant other, relationships with your family need you to put effort in them in order for them to thrive. With family, it can be easy to just assume that they know that you love them. And they do! But every once in a while, it’s nice to give them a reminder. Showing your kids a little extra love will do wonders for your relationships, and lets them know that they’re always on your mind. Read this post by Kristina Manscill at Mothers Niche for some ideas:
-Always eat family dinner together
-Know Your Child’s “Love Language” and Find Ways to Express it Often.
-Take the time to be silly, to be messy, and to take in life’s simple pleasures.
-Get to Know Their Friends and love them as your own.
-Discover their Talents and Put Them to Use.
-Surprise! Find fun ways to shock them with your love. Love your children with surprises! Do something they wouldn’t expect.