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Ways to Spend Quality Time With Your Children

One of the most important things you can do as a parent is make time for your children. This used to go without saying, but with all of the technology out there today, more and more families are letting go of their family time together. In years past, the only thing that really stood in the way of parents spending time with their children was work and possibly an overload of school activities. However, now you’ve got television, video games, the computer, cell phones and a host of other distractions threatening quality time with your children… that’s in addition to work and school activities.

Below are some fun ways that you can spend quality time with your children. You may not have a lot of time available every day, but you do need to make a little time each day to spend with them so that they continue to feel loved and valued by you. Believe it or not when your children feel love and accepted by you (quality time together achieves this) they are more self-confident and more likely to come to you for help when they face serious problems.

Build Things Together – If you have a little boy (or even a little girl) who loves to build with blocks, Lego’s, Lincoln Logs, etc. then go build something with him. It doesn’t matter what it is you’re building together, it’s the fact that you’re doing it together that matters most. Play Dress Up –For those of you with little girls, playing dress up is one of the most fun and exciting things to do during the day. While you may not be thrilled about playing dress up, you’re little one will love playing with you. In fact, you might not even have to get dressed up yourself –…