Eating out can be an event

“Dinner together has not been a big thing for us as a family. I guess it’s partly because we eat out frequently. Because I work on weekends, Monday and Tuesday evenings are my ‘weekend’, so we go out and eat on those nights, and I think they are our special family dinner time.” – Dennis Cometti, sports commentator.

  • What is important is regular time together. It doesn’t matter if the meal is at home or a restaurant.
  • As long as you have the ability to talk with one another, that is the most important thing.

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Tips:

Dads need to be dependable

Make yourself available to your children even when you are away from home. Let them know they can call you anytime they are in need.

Activities:

Plan an outing on a regular basis

Agree on an outing with your child and book it into your calendar