Keep in Touch
Daily Check In
Ask your child about their day, and share yours as well!
Tip: Ask questions like: “What was your least favourite part of today?” and, “What are you excited about for tomorrow?"
Why is this important?
Interacting in supportive and affectionate ways improves personal development, wellness, mental health, and family relationships.
References: Barker, P., & Buchanan-Barker, P. (2007). Words of wisdom: Counsellors Phil Barker and Poppy Buchanan-Barker explain why it helps to talk through our problems. Nursing Standard, 21(37), 24-26. Pitts, M. J., & Socha, T. J. (2013). Positive communication in health and wellness. Peter Lang Publishing. Prilleltensky, I., & Nelson, G. (2000). Promoting child and family wellness: Priorities for psychological and social interventions. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 10(2), 85-105.