quality time


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quality time

time spent with someone allowing interaction and closeness. He was able to spend a few minutes of quality time with his son, Buxton, at least once every two weeks.
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We all know the importance of spending quality time together as a family and I think we would all agree with the psychologists who tell us that children who frequently eat together with their families have a general improved wellbeing.
It is really important because you can't put a price on quality time with your family.
Now Britain's Got Talent host Amanda Holden is backing a call for families to spend more quality time together.
The Charmin Family of the Year 2008 competition followed a campaign to encourage families to spend quality time together.
Researchers Tamar Kemer-Sadlik and Amy Paugh at UCLNs Center on the Everyday Lives of Families took a hard look at the concept of quality time in families and found that while most parents perceive quality time as planned and structured family time, the most valuable communication and experience for child development may occur spontaneously in everyday routines, when you're "just chilling.
So parents its time for you and me to buck up and give our children the best quality time that we can.
On average, viewers watch 275 minutes of soaps during the week, compared with the 90 minutes of quality time they spend with their partner and/or family.
Tuesday morning didn't have the usual chaos of most big shopping days as many families stretched out their holiday breaks and used sales as another reason to spend quality time together.
After graduating from high school, Trace heads out to California to spend some quality time with her formerly estranged father.
Because we had no TV, I was able to spend quality time with my daughter and whilst I had no internet I caught up on so much work.
He piled on the pounds, rarely exercised and had virtually no quality time with his wife Robyn, who recently gave birth to their second child, Nikki.
Organized so that even the most time-stressed Christian can set aside ten minutes of quality time daily for 30 days to explore and renew faith, Moments Together for Living What You Believe is a powerful tool that emphasizes the importance of connections with one another and with God.
A delightful resource for rainy-day fun, artistic stimulation, and stimulating quality time to be shared with young ones.
With many business travelers working 80 hour weeks, they are looking to find ways to spend more quality time with their loved ones.
Newly engaged (with a six-carat Ceylon sapphire ring to prove it), the 61-year-old Dunn is reportedly tempted to leave Congress in favor of spending quality time with her businessman fiance.
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