Home is Where the Love is…

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have be about romantic love—it can be the perfect occasion to have fun with your children and shower them with love! It also provides an opportunity to teach your children about the importance of caring for others. Here are some ideas of how you can share the love with your kids this Valentine’s Day.

“Love” One Another

Be an example for your child on what it means to love others. You can do this by showing them how much you love them through these ten great ways. It is also a great time to teach them about compassion and helping those in need by volunteering or raising money for a charity.

Did Someone say “Love”

Spend some time talking with your child about Valentine’s Day and what love means to them. You can also ask them questions to get them thinking about family, friendship, and love. What do they love? How do they show their family that they love them? We guarantee you’ll “love” what they have to say!

Once Upon a “Love” Story For some great children’s books about Valentine’s Day check out these recommendations. Read to your child or better yet, have them read to you. You can even get creative and crafty by creating art projects to bring the stories to life.

We “Heart” Food

Delight your child with a special treat! Here are 4 easy, tasty “heartfelt” recipes: