Children Need More Than Chocolate on Valentine's Day

Tips on how parents can show their love all year round

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FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2003 (HealthDayNews) -- Valentine's Day isn't just an opportunity to express your love for your significant other. It's also a good day to let your children know how much you love them.

But don't limit that show of affection to just one day a year. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers tips on how parents can demonstrate how much they care for their children every day of the year.

The advice includes:

More Information

The U.S. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development has an information booklet about parenting.

SOURCE: American Academy of Pediatrics, news release, February 2003

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