Bond with your kids

Your life

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.”

Chicago Parent Editorial Team
Chicago Parent Editorial Team
Since 1984, the Chicago Parent editorial team is trained to be the go-to source for Chicagoland families, offering a rich blend of expert advice, compelling stories, and the top local activities for kids. Renowned for their award-winning content, the team of editors and writers are dedicated to enriching family life by connecting parents with the finest resources and experiences our community has to offer.
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