Children love stories—especially when they are read aloud together. Imagine how surprised they will be when the next storybook you read together is all about them!
Who wouldn't want a personalized throw blanket for snuggling on the couch together?
Give a gift that keeps on giving. Present a jar with date ideas that you can do with your child or your partner at their request.
101 Conversation Starters for Families
One of the signs of a healthy family is open and meaningful conversation. But it’s not always easy to get your kids talking. 101 Conversation Starters for Families is an excellent place to begin, providing just the right blend of fun and thought-provoking questions.
Words of Affirmation
Create and give a personalized article of clothing to someone you love. Make it meaningful by incorporating something that is significant to them.
Make a Movie
Give a Movie Certificate, but not for the theater. Plan to record your own short adventure movie or humerous skit with your family or special someone. Go small or invest big—but either way, here are some ideas to get you started on a gift filled with plenty of Quality Time.
Mail a Hug
Is there a distance between you and someone you love? Give a hug that can be felt from miles away.
Create a few appropriate “Physical Touch” coupons for your loved ones and offer for them to use the coupons at their leisure. Be creative and remember to consider their particular love language dialects . . . not everyone likes to be touched the same way. If you don’t have a design program on your phone or computer, Canva has a “tickets” template that will get you started.
101 Conversation Starters
Shared meals are perfect opportunities to spend Quality Time with your loved one(s). Make plans to sit down together, put away mobile devices, turn the TV off, and engage in good old-fashioned conversation over a meal. If you need some prompts to get the conversation rolling, here are a few resources to get you started: 101 Conversation Starters for Couples, 101 Conversation Starters for Families.
Words of Affirmation
Buy a pack of word magnets and leave little notes for your family on your fridge! This can be a fun way to create moments of affirmation throughout each other's busy days.
Acts of Service
Sometimes after a long day, simple conversation can even be challenging. Take the heavy lifting out of it and get some TableTopic cards that fit your fancy and get everyone talking.
A Perfect Pet for Peyton
Based on Gary’s highly successful The 5 Love Languages®, A Perfect Pet for Peyton tells an entertaining and playful story of five children who each, with the help of Mr. Chapman and the unique pets at his special emporium, discover their own personal love language. Children and parents alike will experience firsthand the power of the love languages as they cuddle up and spend precious time together reading this book over and over again.