Moms have a very special connection with their children since pregnancy. Apparently, it is not just about the umbilical cord.
Science has found a way to explain what Aristotle can’t decode about why children seem to be closer to their mothers than their fathers – the substance called oxytocin. The bond that exists between mothers and their children truly extends beyond physical ties.
Although, it seems like no matter how close, time will come when children would have to live a life of their own… away from the comforts of home, away from the undying love of their parents. No wonder that most moms are trying to do everything in their power to cherish the little time they have with their children.
A quality time need not expensive. A simple time online while playing bingo actually creates a lot of fun time together. Most bonding activities may be done in the most meaningful and inexpensive ways. Here are some DIY bonding activities moms and kinds may explore for a memorable bonding activity.
Crafts projects are a great way for mothers and daughters to bond, while at the same time creating something fun that they can both enjoy later.
Headbands are an affordable and simple at-home crafts project that is perfect for mothers and daughters. There are different headbands that both mothers and daughters can enjoy depending on the occasion. Summertime is one of the best times to bond. Mothers and daughters can indulge in preparing really creative headbands like spirit bands, the one used to express some school spirit.
This is a breath of fresh air for a school spirit idea. Most young girls are into this one. And they will be happy to know that they are not limited to wearing their school shirt. With a personal and self-made spirit band, and with mom’s love in it, school spirit is stronger, mom and daughter bonding a whole lot memorable.
It might be a little harder for moms and sons to bond due to obvious differences in interests. The fun often includes some mudslinging—literally.
Boys prefer spending time actively and this means that moms need to exert some extra effort. But moms are moms. No matter how dirty it gets, they would be willing to take the plunge into that icy cold lake with their sons for a memorable summer bonding activity.
It does not just give moms and sons a time to bond, most of all, it allows the sons to be more emotionally open to their moms. Seeing their mothers willing to do anything with them and for them, even in the simplest activities forms one of the best bonds between parents.
Every child-parent relationship must be special and celebrated in a unique way. Parents, especially the moms often fall into heartaches when their children start getting a life of their own. It is probably the saddest part of being a mother. But moms need not worry. Any little time makes a big difference. Sons and daughters may actually find their own families to protect, but it certainly is never a reason to think that they will now forget.
After all, every precious moment spent together is definitely going to impact the way they will be as parents themselves.
Apple is a clayist, freelance writer, band vocalist and OPM enthusiast. Also likes art, tattoos, online games and photography – learned some of it. She’s also planning to have her own online store.