Valentines Day is celebrated on February 14. Traditionally, people express their love for each other on this day by sending cards, giving gifts of flowers or candy and simply spending quality time together.
As stated on: The holiday is named after two among the numerous Early Christian martyrs named Valentine. The day became associated with romantic love in the circle of Geoffrey Chaucer in the High Middle Ages, when the tradition of courtly love flourished.
The U.S. Greeting Card Association estimates that approximately one billion valentines are sent each year worldwide, making the day the second largest card-sending holiday of the year behind Christmas. The association estimates that women purchase approximately 85 percent of all valentines.
I love to celebrate my Valentine’s Day with my family, hubby and kids. We usually get dressed and go to a nice dinner somewhere. I get gifts for everyone. I think its important to show the kids your love. I usually get them a small gift, maybe a small stuffed animal and some candy.
Here are some other ideas you can do with your kids to celebrate the day:
- find a craft project and spend time together working on it
- read a story (about Valentines Day) together
- do a puzzle
- cook lunch together
I found these links to be a great resource.
Double Heart card
So what do you like to do on Valentines day? Please share your ideas with us.