Mommy Daughter Date

by Shalice Noel

my jeans also here // top Greylin // my sneakers // sunnies // my jacket and similar // belt 

her jeans // her jacket // her sneakers

Happy Friday! I thought I would share what a day date with one of my kids usually looks like. Though they can vary according to the child, there are always lots of treats, talking (and sometimes silence), but mostly just a whole lot of meaningful time together. Usually the child who is the most obedient and docile gets most neglected. The squeaky wheel gets the oil, right? That was happening with my oldest who was getting lost in the mix of a busy large family. What is the solution you ask? Intentional day dates.

It takes putting it on the calendar and then doing it! On this particularly sunny day in Pasadena, we went to coffee, she got monkey bread, and we talked. We talked a lot in the car as well but that one on one time was so fruitful. We went on to an event I had that afternoon and got gum on our walk back to the car. It was fun just the two of us. She was hugging me and had a renewed sense of herself and confidence, and I got to reconnect with her and find out how she’s doing with life. It reminded me to do this with all my kids; the second oldest is next!

Our sneakers are both from Luisaviaroma, check out more luxury fashion HERE

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Jennifer Do February 25, 2018 - 2:04 am

Looks like so much fun and quality time spent with each other!

shalice noel February 25, 2018 - 3:32 am

Thanks Jennifer! Yes it was really special. I need to plan more of these! Xx

Erica Valentin March 9, 2018 - 4:48 pm

so fun! I totally need to do this soon my my 10 yr old girl……i feel like her little brother (aka the squeeky wheel…lol) is the one who gets more attention and she gets pushed to the back burner sometimes 🙁 Tommorrow shes getting a salon date though 🙂

shalice noel March 9, 2018 - 4:54 pm

Hi Erica

A salon date sounds perfect! I agree its hard sometimes to keep the attention even. Enjoy tomorrow 😉 xx


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