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Valentine's Day Fun with Teens

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Young love is in the air on Valentine's Day. Teens love to be 'in love' and find out who sent what valentine to whom. Schools even capitalize on this and sell roses or carnations that can be delivered to your teen on Valentine’s Day. The money usually goes towards a class trip fund, which is a worthy cause.

You can add to the Valentine’s Day fun in your household by:

  • Writing a personal note to everyone in the household saying something about why you love them.
  • Buying a small valentine for each person and put it on their pillow.
  • Making a candlelight dinner.
  • Making a love themed recipe.
  • Giving your spouse an extra hug and kiss in front of the kids – this is modeling loving behavior to your children.

I know you’re thinking, ‘Isn’t Valentine’s Day for the one I love? Shouldn’t I spend it alone with him/her?’ Well, you could. Or you could pick another night that week to do something special with the one you love. Your child is only young for such a short period of time, and teenagers seem to grow faster then other age groups. Try not to miss any opportunity to enjoy their youth with them.

How much do you know about the legends and fun facts of Valentine's Day? Take our simple true and false Valentine's Day trivia quiz to find out.

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