Happy Friday! I thought I would share what a day date with one of my kids usually looks like. Though they can vary according to the child, there are always lots of treats, talking (and sometimes silence), but mostly just a whole lot of meaningful time together. Usually the child who is the most obedient and docile gets most neglected. The squeaky wheel gets the oil, right? That was happening with my oldest who was getting lost in the mix of a busy large family. What is the solution you ask? Intentional day dates.
It takes putting it on the calendar and then doing it! On this particularly sunny day in Pasadena, we went to coffee, she got monkey bread, and we talked. We talked a lot in the car as well but that one on one time was so fruitful. We went on to an event I had that afternoon and got gum on our walk back to the car. It was fun just the two of us. She was hugging me and had a renewed sense of herself and confidence, and I got to reconnect with her and find out how she’s doing with life. It reminded me to do this with all my kids; the second oldest is next!
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