The value of everyday moments

“You can’t impose on kids your own timing. You just have to wait for that moment when they want to talk. It might happen when you’re washing up, when you’re driving the car or maybe late at night when they walk into your study.” – Sue Le Souef, solicitor

  • The more everyday moments you spend with your child the more opportunities it creates for them to talk to you when you are ready
  • You don’t need to spend every moment asking lots of questions. Just being together is enough!

Tips:

Quality time is not enough

Scheduling ‘quality time’ with your children is only part of the answer to building strong relationships. Spend lots of time with your children so you are there when they want to talk.

Activities:

Stimulate your child’s interest

Help and encourage your children to become interested in nature, world events and interesting people.