October: Write a Spooky Story Together
Creating something together, especially a spooky story, is an easy way to reconnect with your children. My son is in a stage where he thinks poop is funny, so I imagine his story would be a lot about that, and that's OK. Let their imaginations run wild, helping them along the way. This kind of play is so important to divergent thinking and problem-solving. I still remember my dad and me making up stories based off of pictures from my Highlights magazines. They were terrible, but boy, did we laugh.