Really listen to your children – they will notice!

Remove distractions, focus on your child, and listen to what they are saying.

  • Don’t boomerang discussion back to yourself
  • Ask yourself what it is like from their shoes
  • Become curious about their music and interests (eg. buy & read a magazine about them)

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Call your child’s teacher or sports coach

Even when you are away from home, call your child’s teacher or sports coach to discuss any concerns you may have, or simply to say ‘thanks’.

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Encourage learning

Any time spent together can be a time to teach and to learn.