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Ways to Manage Your Relationship with Your Kids

by Lois R. Earles
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Finding the bond that is supposed to be part of a relationship between parents and their kids is more like finding the emotional connection between the parent and the child. Some people might term that as “love at first sight” which parents or the kids feel at the time of the child’s birth.

Even with that connection being there, there is a chance that people might face difficulties in finding that bond. This can be a result of issues they might come across because of the family system. Here is something that you can do to ease things up a little in your home and maintain a great relationship with your kids:

Set Up a Living Room Camping Environment

This is a great activity to do with your kid at home and would create a long-lasting impression on your kid. It is more fun than real camping, as you don’t have to worry about any external interference like bad weather or you forgetting food or setting up a tent in the wild. You can set up a tent made of cushions, chairs, and sheets and put some stuffed toys around or inside the tent.

A great idea to surprise your kid is to get him/her engaged in a worry-free activity, let’s say you can engage them in building the campsite and play games and tell each other silly stories before you guys fall asleep.

Make Them a Priority

You have to make sure that your kids know that they are your number one priority in life. They can observe increasing stress levels and even notice when they think that you are providing them with adequate attention.

So you must accept the fact that you being a parent is not about worrying too much about the little things that you come across in life. It is about having some quality time with the kids. Kids these days grow very fast so make sure that every day you live with them is special.

Tell Your Kid a Story

You don’t need to sit down and write a story all at once. And there is no need to even write it down if you don’t want to or if you are not good at it. You can simply take an old magazine and start creating random stories and guide your child to pick out pictures and you can cut and paste them in the notebook. Pen down a few words so that you may be able to remember your story. This might help your kid to learn and have a creative mind.

Plan a Movie with Your Child

You can always use a good movie with your kid. One convenient way is to get the latest movies via spectrum basic cable services where one can access different movies belonging to different genres and anything that you can enjoy with your child. You can get Spectrum cable and internet services for your home by calling their 24/7 customer support number. A few movies that you can watch with your kids can include:

• The Spy Kids movies
• Jumanji
• Home Alone 1,2 and 3
• Land Before Time
• Baby’s Day Out
• Toy Story
• Babe
• The Wizard Of Oz
• The Lion King

Many of these movies are available online as well. You can watch them using your internet connection too. Make sure that they watch programs and movies that have a positive message in them. This will help the kids get a better picture and concept of life.

Teach Your Kids about Spirituality and Faith

This is going to help you and your kids in the long run. Teaching your kids about faith, religions, and righteousness. This not only helps them to get a better understanding of the religion and promotes the faith you follow, but it will also make them stay on the path of righteousness.

Get them the necessary details and try to get on their level as they might not understand all the terminologies, names, places, and other details very easily. Be patient when educating them on religion and do answer their questions wisely and in the best way possible.

Spend a Night Outside With Your Child

You can always take your kid out of the house and have the most fun-filled time with them. All you need to do is get in the car and go to an ice cream parlor and have ice cream or even have a meal together. Ask your kid how are things at home and what they did today. Do something crazy and memorable together.

Key Takeaways

There is a lot that you can do to make the most of your time together. There is nothing better in the world than to become a child again and enjoy with your kids. This helps you become an understanding parent and your kid a better person.

Being a parent is full of surprises, but being a good parent takes a lot of patience and the best planning so that you can raise your kids in the best way. During the current scenario, many parents are staying at home so I would suggest that you should make some good use of your time and come a little closer to your kids and spend more time with them.


Caroline EastmanAuthor Bio: Caroline Eastman is doing her graduation in IT from the University of South California but keens to work as a freelance blogger. She loves to write on the latest information about IoT, technology, and business. She has innovative ideas and shares her experience with her readers.