On 14 February, Valentine’s Day, many people exchange gifts, red roses and words of love as a way to demonstrate how they love each other.
According to creative parenting expert Nikki Bush, Valentine’s Day has become one of the most celebrated ‘days’ besides Christmas.
She says that Valentine’s Day provides the perfect opportunity for parents to explore the theme of love and what ‘I love you’ means within the family context.
There is so much commercial hype around Valentine’s Day— Nikki Bush - Parenting expert
Listen to the full conversation on The Redi Tlhabi Show:
We need to make sure that our children don’t suffer from commercial confusion when it comes to the word love— Nikki Bush - Parenting expert
In terms of family matters, Valentine’s Day is about giving your child the real perspective of love versus the commercial perspective— Nikki Bush - Parenting expert