One-On-One Time

Given our busy lives, one-on-one time for our spouses is often difficult to find, but we would all agree that it is a necessary component to keeping a marriage healthy and vital.  The same holds true for our relationships with our children, yet too often we are doing things as a family-unit.

I went for a walk with my older son recently and realized that other than time in the car, we were not spending enough one-on-one time together.  “My bad,” as the kids say.  One of my first columns, and still one of my all-time favorites, is “There’s No Such Thing As Quality Time.”  That column simply states that kids will only open up and really talk and express themselves when they are good and ready, not when you “Plan” it or schedule “Quality Time!”

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