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She loves to look through them with me and hear stories about what she was like as a baby. Leave Them Love Notes 4 of My personal favorite place to leave a love note is on her pillow or just under her blanket.
I usually leave her one when I head out with my friends for the evening and she'll be asleep before I get home. Draw in Their Lunch 5 of Have you ever seen lunchbox daily? This dad draws a new amazing cartoon or joke in his kid's lunchbox everyday.
He's becoming "the lunchbox guy" around his kid's school. Wait for Them at the Door 6 of As soon as I hear the bus round the corner I head to the window with Vivi and wave at Addie until she's at the front door. If Vivi's asleep I'll wait at the door to hug her. I once had a cab driver in Toronto that said having his mom hug him everyday when he activity binary bracelets 15 minutes home from school meant more to him than anything else in his entire childhood.
Put a Funny Picture in Their Pocket 7 of Or in their backpack, wherever you know they'll look. Maybe in a mitten. They can either keep it all to themselves or show it to their friends — before soon, they'll have an entire collection.
Brag About Them 8 of Tell other grownups on occasion something wonderful your child did when you know they can hear you. Sometimes having them right by you as you talk them up can make them uncomfortable, but having them within earshot lets them know how proud you are of them.
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Pick Things Up for Them 11 of The receptionist at my baby's doctor always tries to give my 8-month-old stickers, but I save them and give them to Addie instead. It doesn't have to be much, a little souvenir, a favorite treat, a heart-shaped rock or a beautiful leaf Keep a Journal with Them 12 of Addie and I started a gratitude journal on January 1st and it's been so wonderful to see the little things she's thankful for, and to be able to write how thankful I am for little things she does so she can read them later.
Host a Post-it Note Scavenger Hunt 13 of When we were first married, my husband and I worked opposite shifts, so he would leave me Post-it notes on everything I used in the morning to get ready for work. If you have a different schedule than your child, you can do the same thing. Ignore the Phone for Them 14 of One of the blessings of caller ID is you know who's calling and you can easily call someone back.
If I'm hanging out with my daughters and my phone rings, I'll turn it off. It can be tempting to use that hour your child is at an extracurricular class to run errands, but it may mean the world to them to have you stay and watch them. I travel fairly often for work and make it a point to call Addie at least once or twice during the day.
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