You may have realized by this point that many of our suggestions to show the kids how special they are consisting of just spending time with them. Putting the phone away, not getting distracted by work or other activities. Being present and in the moment will do more for your kids than all the money or gifts in the world.
They love knowing that you love spending time with them, which helps build their self-esteem, confidence and sense of security, which of course, will carry over to all other areas of their lives. Isn’t that what we all want for our kids? To learn more about Your Child’s Self Esteem visit this Kid’s Health blog.
Our time is one of the greatest gifts that we can give our children. As parents, we need to create and build lots of opportunities to spend time together. So, no matter how busy you may be always remember to hug your children and to tell them you love them, it will surprise you to see the kind of difference that these gestures make in the long run.