Kids Can Give Their Moms Plenty of TLC

For
the countless mothers out there nationwide, life can at times come at them with
overwhelming speed.

From
taking care of the kids full-time to oftentimes working full-time outside of
the home, it may seem like many moms simply get worn down.

With
that in mind, kids as they age will oftentimes see just how hard their
respective moms work each and every day. As such, they may very well think
about how they can give back to the most important woman in their lives.

Whether
it is by doing chores around the home or even going out and buying them a gift
or two of appreciation, older kids can provide their moms with some TLC when
they most need it.

Let Your Children Know
How They Can Help

Even
though most moms would never think of expecting gifts from their children as
the young ones get older, there is nothing wrong with letting them know a
little gift or two is fine.

Sure,
most kids do not have the money to go out and buy expensive kinds of items for
their moms; they can save up some money and find something that mom so
desperately wants.

With
that in mind, here are a few ideas you can pass along to your older kids at
home:

1.    Chores around the home

Yes,
mentioned a moment ago, what mom doesn’t like it when their older children do chores around the house?

Although
you can’t (and shouldn’t) expect your kids to be doing heavy-duty tasks around
the home, there is nothing wrong with having them do simple duties.

Taking
out the garbage, mowing the lawn, keeping their rooms clean etc. are all doable
and normal things for kids to take on as they get older.

It
not only helps you out as a mother, but it teaches them responsibility as they
get older.

2.    Special days for mom

What
mother wouldn’t want a special day or two to herself that includes a pedicure,
manicure, or going for a new hairstyle?

Your
kids are best-served when they get together with you, receiving your two cents
on what you truly want with a little personal TLC.

If
you’re not really in to the day at the salon or manicurist idea, maybe the kids
can order a beauty product or two for you online?

Whether
you’ve been in search of cheap hair extensions, some new makeup
options, perhaps even a new dress or two; work with your children to find what
you really want.

In
the event you can’t locate what you want while out shopping, sit down with your
children at the computer. Many companies selling the above-mentioned items are
all over the web, including on social media sites like Pinterest, Instagram and more.

There’s
a very good chance you will find the hair or makeup products, even that desired
new dress, with just a little web surfing.

Although
you may not be treated to a little pampering in-person, it can still be a
special day when you spend it with your kids doing some online shopping.

Quality Time with the
Kids

3.    Stay at home together

Lastly,
as your children get older, they naturally begin to want to spend more time
with their friends.

As
such, you will oftentimes see less and less of them, something that ultimately
will bother many moms despite them saying otherwise.

Your
children can give you that desired TLC by having a date with mom at home day.

If
dad is out of the house one day (or kick him out for the day if need be), get
together with your child or children and plan a TV and/or movie day.

Watching
a current favorite TVshow or even one from the past, sitting down to a couple of favorite movies, and
even digging out some family vacation tapes can be quite fun.

Best
of all, you’re getting some quality time with the most important person or
people in your life.

As
a mom, what kind of TLC do you most often desire from your kids?

1 Comment

  1. Janet W.
    March 10, 2017 / 11:41 am

    This is so important to spend that special time with your kids!

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