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22 Ways to Tell Your Child "I Love You"

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Adapted from the article 31 Ways to Tell Your Child "I Love You." For more inspirational designs, see the Love Notes for Special Parents Gallery.
22 Ways to Tell Your Child

22 Ways to Tell Your Child "I Love You"

Copyright © 2006 by Terri Mauro
Text: 1. Spend a little time each day playing entirely at your child's direction. 2. Cuddle up under a blanket and watch what she wants to watch on TV. 3. Give a chocolate kiss along with a real one. 4. Exchange nose-to-nose Eskimo kisses. 5. Find something about your child's appearance to compliment. 6. Find something about your child's music to compliment. 7. Do one of your child's chores for him. 8. Run fingers through hair. 9. Send an encouraging note with your child's lunch. 10. Cook something together. 11. Talk in the car on the way to school instead of listening to the radio. 12. Give a foot massage. 13. Take a long walk together, at your child's pace. 14. Read the funny pages together. 15. Do a jigsaw puzzle together. 16. Use magnetic letters to put loving messages on the fridge. 17. Send your child a card in the mail, with stickers or a treat inside. 18. Stick an encouraging note on your child's mirror as she sleeps. 19. Find a board game you both enjoy and schedule regular tournaments. 20. Develop a secret gesture only the two of you know the meaning of. 21. Take your child out to lunch every now and then, just the two of you. 22. Say it. Just say it, say it, say it, say it, say it.
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