Bond through struggles

“The only other thing we do on a daily basis is to make sure that we always eat together every night of the week. I don’t want to make it sound idyllic, because we often end up fighting, but it is important to us.” – Ian Frazer, doctor and medical researcher.

  • Family meals may not always be cheerful, but they are still important.
  • Being together through thick and thin builds a stronger family unit.

Tips:

Use the time spent travelling to and from school to listen to your children

Try to carve out time in your schedule to take the kids to school and/or pick them up in the afternoon at least a day or two each week. Use this time together to really listen to your children.

Tips:

Conversation starters – teenagers

Here are a few suggested questions to ask your teenage child.