Tips to Make Valentine’s Day a Gift to All
Here’s quick and easy list to make this holiday a gift for all families.
1.) Crafting Together – Celebrate the holiday by doing Valentine’s Day-themed crafts as a family. Clay handprint hearts are personalized, unique and will last for years to come.
Related: DIY Valentine Craft: Heart Magnets
2.) Family Meals – Simple and easy-to-make recipes are another way to get each member of the family to actively participate. As you cook, have fun! Explain the meaning of Valentine’s Day is and why each family member is special and unique.
Related: Cooking with Kids: Chocolate-Fondue
3.) “Me Time” is OK – As a caregiver, you are constantly thinking about others. This Valentine’s Day it is okay to indulge in “me” time. Call on a close trusted family member or friend to watch your children for the evening. Enjoy a night on the town! You deserve it.
4.) Share Responsibilities – If your spouse is typically the primary caregiver for your family member, offer to take over for the day. Let your spouse spend some time alone to relax, refresh and recharge.
Have a wonderful Valentine’s Day!