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.


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.


Conversation starters – teenagers

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