Taking time to bond with your daughter is a good way to keep you both connected while strengthening your relationship. Life can get extremely busy sometimes, but setting aside time for just you and her will mean the world to her and allow you both to create treasured memories together. Whatever you decide to do during mother and daughter time will allow you both to focus on only each other and not everyday stressors, allowing you both the chance to relax and have fun.
Home Spa Treatments
Spa days are fun and relaxing for everyone involved. If you don't have the funds to splurge on pampering for an actual spa day, you can have your own spa day at home. You can turn an area of your home into a spa with the right equipment, such as a pedicure chair from livingearthcrafts.com. You can take turns giving each other manicures and pedicures and create your own do-it-yourself facial masks made from natural ingredients. Don't forget nourishing snacks and healthy, fruit-infused water.
Arts and Crafts
Doing arts and crafts together is a great way for you both to express your creative side. You can also take art-related classes together to enhance your skills. The list of art projects you can do is pretty much endless, so it'll be fun finding something you both can enjoy. Some ideas include:
· Writing a story
· Jewelry making
· Sewing projects
· Homemade playdough or slime
You can also journal together by jotting down your favorite memories or things that happened during the day. Another great way to be creative is photography. You can both take a walk together and take pictures of what you see along your journeys.
Volunteering is not only just a great way to enjoy time together, but it's also a way to teach your daughter the importance of giving back to the community. There are many places you can volunteer at including soup kitchens, animal shelters, nursing homes, cleaning up local parks, and read stories to children in the hospital. If you're unsure of where you can volunteer locally, you can contact your local volunteer center to find out more information.
Exercising together is a great way to get up and get moving while getting healthier. Even if your daughter is very young, you can still exercise with her by creating obstacle courses, dancing, playing follow the leader, and jumping rope. With an older child, you can do yoga together, go for a jog, take the dog for a walk, play sports, and ride bikes. Having your daughter as an exercise partner is a good way to stay motivated together while developing healthy bones and muscles.
Take a Trip Out of Town
Children at any age can benefit from a change in scenery. Find something fun to do together in a different town to change things up a bit. Even something like visiting a new park or dining at a different restaurant in a different town can offer a bonding experience while allowing you to both appreciate new surroundings. Research things to do in nearby towns and allow your daughter to pick where you'll go on your outing.
Your daughter is a very important person in your life, she's your best friend. Take the time to bond with her and make her feel special and cherished in every way that you can. Make your special time together an adventure and mix it up each time to provide new things you can do while enjoying each other's company.
Disclosure: This is a guest post.