|BELLY LAUGH DAY WITH YOUR KIDS|
"Children are so receptive to a smile that if a parent could make just one change in a thirty day period to vastly improve their parenting style, I would suggest smiling more often at their children and offering more hugs and affection.
Read the Big Smiling Oath at breakfast with your family, and share stories at dinnertime each evening - and there will be stories."
What All Children Want Their Parents to Know:12 Keys to Raising a Happy Child
Global Belly Laugh Day, January 24 The Benefits of Laughter by Jeremy Brautman
“The silliness of today is the fond memory of tomorrow. The gifts of being human, equal, real and vulnerable with your children are greater than anything you can purchase.”
Joseph Michelli, Ph.D.
author of Humor, Play & Laughter: Stress-Proofing Life with Your Kids
|Make Any Day a Belly Laugh Day|
- Start a laughter success story log.
Record the times you use humor and laughter to thrive & flourish.
- Laugh at your mistakes
- Let your child lead you in play
- Sing, Dance
- Talk in rhyme
- Hold a giggle poetry party
- Start your family humor album
- Make a Laughter Family Tree
Record each of the family members laughing.
Ask Aunts, Uncles, Cousins about fun
family traditions and stories which make you laugh.
- Play Laugh Print:
Each of us has a unique laugh.
Sit in the room.
Turn off the lights.
Each person laughs one at a time.
Can you identify the person laughing?
- See celebrate past laughs
- See connect with positive laughter