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Finding Time to Spend With Your Child


Life can be hectic and time consuming, and let’s be honest; it can be hard to arrange an entire day to spend with your kids. While kids enjoy any and all time you spend with them, sometimes it is nice for the both of you to hang out for an entire day together and relax.

Perhaps the best part about organizing such a day is the fact that it doesn’t have to be elaborate, nor expensive. It just has to be enjoyable for both you and your child, and with so many options and an entire day at your disposal, it is assured to happen.

It is important to do this event on a day you know you will be free from all duties and responsibilities. You don’t want anything to interrupt the day, so it’s important that both you and your child don’t have any other obligations. The best way to do this is to ask your child, and then mark it on the calendar. This way it feels more, official.

This day doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, there is a huge list of fun events you could participate in that don’t cost you a single cent. A great way to start the day is by making some type of breakfast together that is fit for a king.

A few fun and zero cost activities that you might consider includes board games, a water fight, or playing some type of video game together. Going to the park can also be a fun option.

If you do want to go out of the house, make sure you arrange activities that allow the two of you to talk to one another. For instance, in the theater you are not allowed to talk to one another, so making plans to go the park would be a better option.

Keep in mind during the young ages; you are the superhero in your child’s world. The smallest things you do for them and time you spend with them do wonders in their eyes. Not only will it give them great memories to hold onto, but it will also give them self-esteem. They will feel as though they are worth time being spent on them, and that lone can give your child huge amounts of confidence.

Even though a day is ideal, if something comes up, don’t worry. Remember that there will be lots of other times you can spend together. The most important thing you can remember is that a little time is better than none at all.

Erica Daniels has been writing articles about parenting for the past two years. She also likes to write about restaurant supplies, including menu holders and how to prepare wedding menus.

Erica Daniels

By: Erica Daniels