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Wednesday
Oct032012

Do you have Unspoken Moments with your Children?

What do you see when looking at this picture?

 Photo courtesy Eric Halter

What I see is a daughter, who is having fun with her father (the photographer.)   While he suspects he may be taking too many pictures, I would posit he is doing just fine.  This is not the look of irritation, or an eye roll.  It is a connection.  (An odd humorous connection…and a connection.)

These little unspoken items between parents and children are fabulous.  It is a connection…a memory.

With my kids, I have a little thing where I squeeze their hand (or nudge them) three times…and then they do four back.  It stands for “I love you,” and then “I love you, too.”  I have nicknames for them, too.

What little unspoken things do you share with your children?