Tune in to the “home tone”

First impressions usually set the tone for the time spent with your children (maybe not for you but more so for the children). So the first 24 to 48 hours together usually set the tone for your experience that week or that fortnight.

Think about what you want this tone to be. Thinking ahead and developing a plan gives you a fighting chance of starting as you want the time together to continue.

Tips:

Kids and their devices – achieving a healthy relationship

Do your children seem to be permanently attached to their smartphones and other devices? Here are some parenting tips on helping kids to develop a healthy relationship with their devices.

Activities:

Create fun weekend and vacation experiences

Be inventive in deciding how to spend time with your children.