Thursday, December 6, 2012

Building Memories

One of the most important jobs I have been put on this planet for is to be the best father I can be to William. I have made plenty of mistakes with this job, but as with other areas of my life I am constantly trying to get better and improve. One of the best ways to help your child(ren) build great childhood memories is by doing things he/she enjoys with them. No matter how old your kids may be, take time to learn about what they are interested and try learning one of the activities your child enjoys.

Try finding activities you can do with your kids that they will enjoy and you will have fun with too. One of the things William has started to get into more is hitting a ball, I need to spend more time on nice days getting him outside throwing the ball to him and allowing him to hit it. As William grows up I know his interests will change and I will need to make sure evolve as a dad and keep learning about things he is interested in stay a critical part of his life and stay bonded.

Take time this week to find out 2-3 things that your son(s) or daughter(s) are interested in and schedule some time to do at least one of those things with them each week. You and your child(ren) will have a great time and you will be building great childhood memories for them and taking advantage of one of the greatest gifts God has blessed you with.

What are some of your favorite things to do with your child(ren) or what are some of your favorite childhood memories with your parent(s)?

1 comment:

  1. Josh - You are so right - spending time with your children is the most important thing a parent can do.. Remember that your Heavenly Father wants to spend time with His child as well. So balance your time with the Lord, with family, with work. The best gift is the gift of TIME.