In the end, it’s those small things we do with our children that become the moment’s memories are made of. Simple events like spending time together can be places where problems are solved or even just understood better. Teaching our children while they are growing is not done with lectures and getting into trouble, it is done with conversations where the listening happens on both sides and each person learns to understand the other better.
A girl sits at the table with her mother as they share a precious moment having a discussion where the girl learns simple things from the conversation and the mother learns how her daughter sees life by listening to her. At the time, you can never know how important a single conversation could end up being in your life or the difference it can have in making life better for the other person. Download this illustration and use it as a talking point when looking at taking the time to listen and to talk to your child.