Bond with your kids
Friday, December 19, 2008
Elizabeth Heneks believes there are simple things you can do to enhance your household and bolster the bond with your kids.
As vice president of programs for ChildServ, a metropolitan Chicago-based not-for-profit social services agency dedicated to assisting children and families, she offers these ideas:
• Schedule one day every week that is designated as "family day."
• Get down to your kids’ level and play.
• Make every outing fun. "Take the scenic route to the supermarket. Make spontaneous visits to a local museum, landmark or library with your kids. Challenge your child to navigate the way home."