Meaningful ways to celebrate Valentine's Day with your kids!

Valentine’s Day isn’t just about the lovers- here are some fun and meaningful things you can do with your kids!

  1. Make homemade Valentine’s Day cards for each other! Talk about how to encourage each other and include encouraging messages!

  2. Cut out heart-shaped pieces of paper and write one thing you admire about your kid on each heart.  Read them to your kid one at a time and then hang them on the wall in their bedroom.

  3. Spend time all together as a family and model relationship goals for you kids with your partner!

  4. Practice life skills by cooking together! Make heart-shaped pancakes for breakfast-or dinner!

  5. Learn and teach your kids how to say “I love you” in three different languages!

  6. Go out for a special Valentine’s Day hot chocolate date!

  7. Sending your kiddo off to school? Put a love note in their lunch box!


Here are some adorable photos from my Valentine’s Day mini session event at the Portland Studio! It was such a joy to have this playful mother-son duo in the studio!

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