What do dads really want for Father's Day?
I think Dads just want to feel love and appreciated on this day. And every day. We don’t spend enough time showing Dads how important they are to us and Father’s Day is a great way to start. Think of it as a jumping off point. What can you do to show Dad how much he means to the entire family. Above all, I think Dads want us to spend time with them on this special day. I’m talking about real time. Put down the electronics. Get off social media. Just be really present with the Dad in your life and go have fun. Breakfast is a nice start, but why not make an entire day out of it?
How can moms help their kids show dad appreciation without it being just another to-do list task?
Moms can plan with the kids and, together, come up with fun ideas for Dad’s special day! This is a celebration for the entire family. And whatever you plan, plan it with love and the intention to make it all special. Even the tiniest details can be sweet, simple and special. You can make it a family affair and invite the whole family including grandparents. Make sure Dads’ day includes activities that everyone can jump into and enjoy. Maybe it’s favorite family board games, solving a large jigsaw puzzle, family participation games likes charades, bike ride, or a beautiful walk in nature. Think about doing something that you don’t do all the time – i.e. old fashioned popcorn and a family favorite movie. Think of this as a family holiday with Dad being the special guest.
What are some good ideas for families on a budget?
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