One way to love your kids is to rejoice in them when you see them. I realize this may take conscious effort at times. But it is important that they know that they are a blessing to you.
Proverbs 16:15 says:
When a king’s face brightens, it means life; his favor is like a rain cloud in spring.
I realize you are not a king. However, you are the authority that your children see. If you delight in them it matters. It won't work to say if your kids were more delightful you would be more delighted in them.
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