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Christmas - The Best Time to Show Your Family You Care - The Salt Box
Christmas time is full of occasions when all the family gathers and gets to talk with one another in a relaxed, festive atmosphere. Although they are less likely to admit it, our parents crave love and affection. Since parents don’t want to get their children upset, and vice versa, the idea of making demands often comes with the thoughts of rejection. But how do we show them our love? If we have plenty of time to raise our family, we have enough time to get along with our parents. The answer is simple: we can show them our love by respecting what they are doing for us and honoring their experience. When talking about parents and children, love and respect are usually the same words. Here are some examples. Show interest in their life Being interested in what’s going on with your parents and children goes long way beyond verbal expressions of affection. Learn about their work, hobbies, and passions, and pay attention to what they are enthusiastic about. Talk to them about these things and see if you can help them realize their interests. Not only is this the easiest way to connect with your family, but also the …