101 Conversation Starters
Shared meals are perfect opportunities to spend Quality Time with your loved one(s). Make plans to sit down together, put away mobile devices, turn the TV off, and engage in good old-fashioned conversation over a meal. If you need some prompts to get the conversation rolling, here are a few resources to get you started: 101 Conversation Starters for Couples, 101 Conversation Starters for Families.
Acts of Service
When things are organzied, it makes people feel good. Gift some things that make organizing easier for your friends, spouse, or family.
Love Song Couples Getaway
Give the gift of relaxation in an exotic destination. The Love Song Couples Getaway is a fun and memorable experience for couples who want to grow closer. Dr. Chapman would love to meet you in Kauai in 2021.
The 5 Love Languages® of Children
The #1 New York Times bestselling The 5 Love Languages® has helped millions of couples learn the secret to building a love that lasts. Now discover how to speak your child’s love language in a way that he or she understands.
Give a gift that keeps on giving. Present a jar with date ideas that you can do with your child or your partner at their request.
Not Alone Bracelet
Words of Affirmation
In a season where many feel isolated, you can remind your loved one they are not alone.
One dialect of Quality Time is sharing experiences together. Plan an excursion to sky-dive, trek to Machu Picchu, or sail in the Carribbean—whatever you decide, endeavor to enjoy every moment together.
Alabama Sweet Tea
Does your loved one relish sweetened Southern iced tea?
Set Outlook or Gmail calendar appointments randomly once per week and spend 10 minutes together talking (in person, via Zoom, on the phone, etc.). Drop whatever you're doing and spend time together. Then just go right back to regularly scheduled programming.
Words of Affirmation
Buy a pack of word magnets and leave little notes for your family on your fridge! This can be a fun way to create moments of affirmation throughout each other's busy days.
A subscription-based gift, even if it's small, can show love for months on end. Here are some fun ones to consider.
The 5 Love Languages® of Teenagers
In this adaptation of the #1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages® (more than 13 million copies sold), Dr. Gary Chapman explores the world in which teenagers live, explains their developmental changes, and gives tools to help you identify and appropriately communicate in your teen’s love language.