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30 "Little Things" that mean alot to kids.

  1. detoxin momma
    1. Wear that macaroni necklace to work.atleast until you're safely out the door.
    2. Tape a family mantra or slogan to your refrigerator door.
    3. Go for a walk with just one child.
    4. Slip a note,(and occasional piece of chocolate) in her lunch box.
    5. Build your own MineCraft world next to his.
    6. say yes to something usually off limits.
    7. Show as uch enthusiasm on amusement park rides as they do.
    8. If you argue in front of your child,make sure they see you make up to.
    9. When their room looks like a tornado swept threw it,close the door and be on with your day.
    10. Skype or do face time with grandma every now and then.
    11. If your child has given it a good try,but is still miserable and anxious and truly wants to quit the team,give them your blessing.
    12. Go ahead,let your 4 year old stomp in every puddle along the way,even without rain boots.
    13. get out the glitter glue,and make a birthday card for your child.
    14.Take in a pet that needs a home,and a childs love.
    15.Give your child a chance to fight their own battles before you intervene.
    16.Hold off with your barrage of how-was-your-day questions if your child comes home from school grumpy and tired.you can always get the low down at the dinner table.
    17.Cultivate your own rituals and traditions.
    18.Ask your kid to teach you something for a change,and be sure to tell them what a good teacher they are.
    19.Let your child wear their dress up clothes to the supermarket,all month if they want to.
    20.Let your child over hear you saying something wonderful about them.
    21.Stay up late to see a full moon.
    22.Print their childhood photos so they have something physical to look at one day!
    23.Don't be in a hurry to tell your child to let it go,he needs to vent to.
    24.Cook heart shaped pancakes for breakfast.
    25.Crank up the music in the middle of home work time and have a dance party.
    26.make a secret family hand shake.
    27.Hang a white board in their room to leave messages for each other.
    28.Start a pillow fight.
    29.Share your old diaries,photos,and letters from when you were their age.
    30. Thank your child when they do a chore on their own,even if its just hanging up a wet towel without prompting.

    Straight outta Parents magazine.gotta love it :)

    Author Bio

    detoxin momma
    Just trying to make it threw life one day at a time.....


  1. prescriptionperil
    I like this DM.
  2. ImALumberjackAndImOK
    I want to have a kid so I can do all these things :vibes:
  3. Bessy
    I would thank my child if he hung up a wet towel if I didn't die of shock first , but I agree totally with the one wear the homemade jewelery because a child well mine will spend hours making a bracelet / knecklace made out of glitter and glue blobs and it means so much to her to know you will proudly wear this leaving the hou:Dse .
  4. Once.up.on.a.time
    I love this Momma. I don't read blogs really I like yours I've read two already

    Love ya girl xxx
  5. AKA_freckles
    Can't believe I've never seen this before. Thanks DM!
  6. prescriptionperil
    I love this. Children are precious (and lots of work lol.)
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