is the month of Love - and a $10.00 donation to
Love Our Children USA will translate into an Act of
Love for a child!
We are asking you to "Have A
Heart" and show your support by considering a
donation of $10.00.
Getting to the root of the cause
for the more than
3 million children who are victims each year
for the almost 1.8 million children who are reported
missing each year
and for the 580,000 children
in foster care in our country today, we're creating the
bridge from awareness to action and stopping child victimization
before it starts.
Please join us in creating the bridge from awareness to
action and stopping the cycle that continues to victimize
America's children. Include Love Our Children USA in your
Valentine's Day gift-giving.
As a special sign of Love, please pass this e-mail
on to all your friends and family - and ask them to pass
it on to their friends and family, etc. And
making a $10.00 donation as a tribute to someone you love.
Every $10.00 we receive this month can add up to
BEING The Difference For Children. Click on the HAVE
A HEART link below to go to Love Our Children USA's
secure donation page to donate your Act of Love and learn
more about a Love Our Children USA. Be The Difference
for Children and Translate Your Act of Love Now!
Valentine's Day Means Sending Flowers To
The One You Love!
Every time you send flowers, plants, or floral
to anyone, almost anywhere, for any reason, through Flowers
BeCause, between 10% to 25% of the purchase price of your
order goes directly to support Love Our Children USA
Ways To Love Children on
Hug your child - often and for no specific reason other
than to show your love
Encourage your child using positive words - often
Place a valentine's day card by their bed so they can see
it when they wake up on Valentine's morning and
make them feel special.
Make plans to spend at least half a day alone with your
child doing somethng they enjoy.
Erase any and all put-downs from your mind and your vocabulary.
When your child is angry, extra needy, argumentative or
in a bad mood, the most wonderful way of showing
your love is a hug, cuddle, pat, secret sign or other
gesture of affection.
Respond promptly and lovingly to your child's physical and emotional
Make an extra effort to set a good example at home and out
in public - say "I'm sorry," "please,"
and "thank you."
Use non-violent forms of discipline.
Encourage your child to cook with you. The two of you have
fun and you're promoting good food choices.
Take your children to the doctor regularly for visits. Keep
them safe from accidents, provide a nutritious diet, and
. Whether or not you actively try to pass on your
values and beliefs to your children, they are bound
to absorb some of them just by living with you. It will make
. One of your most important gifts as a parent is
to help your child develop self-esteem. Your children
need your constant support and encouragement to discover
their strengths. Reinforce their strengths and
help them strengthen their weaknesses. They need you
to believe in them as they learn to believe in themselves.
Love them, spend time with them, listen to them and praise
Remember to say, "I love you" every day and often
to children of all ages!