The mother daughter bond is like nothing else in this world. The bickering and hard times? Inevitable, unfortunately, especially during the adolescent years. But if you make an effort to establish a close bond and have the type of relationship you want with your little one, hopefully you’ll be able to weather the hard times that you just can’t get around when you’re raising a daughter. The moments you spend together now can take you through those difficult times that are bound to come; with some girls, the teen years can bring distance and independence that makes you feel like an intruder in her life; with other girls, maybe you’ll butt heads over certain issues or others still will have an issue with rules, curfews and discipline. The good news is, most of us emerge unscathed on the other side of it all and eventually find our way back to mom.
Developing and strengthening your bond can come naturally, but making time specially dedicated to this helps create memories that will last you both a lifetime and will stick with her through adolescence and into womanhood. Cherish the moments you have together now and the memories will last forever! Here are some great ways to spend real quality time together:
The Usual Suspects - Spa Day, Shopping Day and Beauty Day
These are the typical mother-daughter activities, but they’re so much fun, we couldn’t not mention them! Plan a girl’s day together! Even make it more fun by dressing up and twinning together with matching mommy and me matching outfits! Have a fun filled day with spa treatments (you can go to a a spa or just do these at home, with exfoliators, skin cleansers, masks and more) hit your favorite stores and get some new clothes together, get your makeup done, have dinner together and just celebrate your special mother-daughter bond and girl power!