As parents, we all spend huge amounts of time trying to make our kids happy. Quality time together, stimulating activities, new toys, days out…
But what is it that kids these days really need to make them happy?
We asked our Facebook users to see what made their kids happy and here’s what they said…
My eight-year-old daughter said ‘people saying rude things.’
My five-year-old son said ‘giving you (as in me, his Mummy) kisses & cuddles.’
My son aged five says ‘when you tell me good things and get me good things and dont tell me off.’
Harriet (aged four) said ‘my pillows.’
Joseph (aged nine today) said ‘my family.’
My youngest Ben, who is four, said that kisses make him happy.
Amanda J Astbury
Spending time with friends and family she says age 13.
My five year old says ‘Going to school.’
Chocolate and her little sister – aged five (Woody – aged two).
My four-year-old said mommy and daddy.
My 13-year-old said going out with her friends.
My nine-year-old says ice cream, the dog, friends and reading. And getting good stuff.
Carla-Gayle Van Heerden
My best friends (age seven girl).
Tracey Vakarian Haynes
Monster High and her family ( from a Monster High obsessed seven-year-old).
Charlotte: scooter, James: Nintendo DS
My son, aged ten said ‘My friends and family!’
My little girl of 11 loves to listen to One Direction and my little son likes watching Matt Smith of Dr Who.
Me (mum) makes my Daughter happy (nine).
Mcdonalds as a treat (think they are hoping) son and daughter aged three and four.
Henry aged five – cuddles.
Lord of the Rings extended version (17-year-old!):-).
My 17-year-old said music and computer games lol.
My five-year-old son said mummy and the dogs.
My 15-year-old lad said getting all my papers done (he has 400 to deliver over three nights).
His 18-year-old sister said the weekend.
Julie Bridezilla Weston-Wilkes
My 11-year-old daughter says ‘Friends and family’ and my 12-year-old son says ‘food’ lol.
My 12-year-old’s immediate response was ‘Harry Potter, chocolate and doughnuts!’
My two girls aged three and five-years-old both said their furbys lol.
My seven-year-old says playing makes her happy my 5 year old says playing with her friends
Two daughters said JLS, one of my sons said football, my eldest daughter said Minions (from Despicable Me )
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