Five Special Ways To Celebrate Valentine’s Day As A Family

Uncomplicate Things: Ask Your Family For Input

Why make everyone do a complicated activity together when all your family really want to do is make homemade pizza and have a movie night? And who says it has to be a romantic movie, anyway!

Cater to your family’s interests. If you know your littlest one loves to play a board game but he’s too young to actually understand the directions, gather the family around and play by his rules. If your oldest is barely a teenager and feeling super awkward with all this lovey-dovey stuff, have him show you how awesome he is at his favorite video game instead of asking him to show you all the valentines he got at school. If he wants to go up to his room to listen to music alone and text his friends, offer to listen to his music while you do another activity. Or if he would rather spend Valentine’s Day with his friends — let him.

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In celebrating the people you love, let them know that you love them just as they are. We all show love in different ways, especially at different stages of our lives, and hey — that’s okay.

How do you celebrate the love for your family? Let us know how you plan to spend your Valentine’s Day!

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