This is the simplest, and often, one of the best, ways to show appreciation to your parents. Time is valuable to us all, and is an increasingly scarce and precious resource—it’s something that, once given, we can never get back. It’s an easy thing to let day after day slip by without speaking to or seeing our parents, but don’t allow yourself to fall into that rut. Parents’ Day exists to remind us that our parents deserve our time and, by extension, our love.
If nothing else, you can simply use that time to stop by and visit—something every parent appreciates. Giving someone time makes them feel important, loved, and valued, and what better way to show appreciation than to instill these feelings? So pick up the phone, drive over, or invite your parents over for dinner. They’ll appreciate the time you took out of your day for them.