Be spontaneous

“Now that they are teenagers, if they ring during the afternoon because they want to go windsurfing I’ll often stop what I’m doing, if possible, and take the opportunity of going with them.” – Peter Le Soeuf, professor of paediatrics.

  • You may not be able to do so on a regular basis, but taking a spontaneous afternoon off to have fun with your children will be good for you all.
  • Those moments may just become some of your very favourite memories.

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Activities:

Jump rope

Jump rope with your kids – master the basics, then learn some new tricks!

Tips:

Praise your kids – often

Criticism should be vastly outweighed by praise in communicating with your children.