You can blow raspberries on a baby's belly, put on a silly hat and chase a 3-year-old, or pretend to fall into a pile of leaves to amuse a first-grader.
As kids grow into preteens and teens, you can share puns and jokes as their sense of what's funny grows more sophisticated.
But a sense of humor actually is a learned quality that can be developed in kids, not something they're born with.
Humor is what makes something funny; a sense of humor is the ability to recognize it.
This approach still allows for the guy to take the lead and actually ask you out (and gives him the space not to ask you out, which you need to be prepared for.) Remember that your worth is not determined by how many dates you go on or if you date at all.
If you’re called to marriage, the right man for you to date will come along. Trust in God’s plan and His timing, knowing that His plans are far better than any you could imagine.
Q: Your husband’s last blog How to Take a Girl on a Real Date had great advice for guys, but what about the other way around? He says if they do this then they will never have a bad date.
A: The number one thing Brian stresses for guys to do on a date is to uphold the dignity of a woman.
(Think: do you want him to call you at night and find out how your day went? (I wouldn’t know what that’s like because my husband Brian’s jokes are always fresh, insightful, and well-delivered.) Keep conversations going by asking questions or sharing your own experiences.
Most of this will come naturally when we find someone we’re compatible with.