'Little Things...' promises-and delivers-a treasure chest of ideas to build cherished memories and strong family connections. Keep this book close by. -Judy Blume Little Things Long Remembered, updated for today's time-strapped families, offers hundreds of ways to create treasured childhood rituals. Chock full of thoughtful and loving ideas that mean a lot-especially to children. Chapters are divided into convenient timeframes: Gestures to strengthen family ties that take seconds, activities when you have five minutes, half an hour, or the entire weekend. Plus special circumstance suggestions for when your child is not feeling well or when you travel, for birthdays, major and minor holidays--including a set of Cardinal Rules to insure whatever you do is fun, builds character and celebrates your family. Small parcels of time well spent shape long-lasting memories that are the backbone of family unity...and the glue that holds families together. Every single day offers fertile ground for creating positive recollections. Dig in to find little things that will inspire loving remembrances of growing up...and of you. Little Things... is the perfect new baby, Mother or Father's Day, or any day gift for parents and grandparents. Susan Newman, PhD, is a social psychologist and the author of 15 books about parenting and family relationships.