As everyone is probably aware by now, we are big proponents of date night! Its not just for you and your spouse, that goes for your kids too!
I am going to share with you a great quick read that I couldn’t have said better- so I will just share and give credit where credit is due… Blog- “The Village”
“Dating your child is an important practice to make at every stage in their life, not just when they’re young. As they grow older and start exerting their independence, it’s especially vital to insist on time spent with them to remain a positive influence in their life. By the time your child is a teenager, you will be in direct competition with your child’s peers, the media, and the community you live in when it comes to instilling values in your child. Every time you lessen your involvement in your child’s life and fail to spend quality time with them, you are taking yourself out of the equation during important value building years. But when you make it a point to spend time with your child, you are ensuring your voice is heard among all the other voices your child hears when making life-changing decisions. Even when it seems you have to fight your child to hang out with you, insist on at least one specified amount of time a week when the two of you can spend quality time together. It gives them the message that you genuinely care, even if they won’t say this out loud.”
For The Full Article, please visit-http://village.blogs.pressdemocrat.com/10598/dating-your-kids/
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