'Turn your phone off and spend time with your kids'

Many parents struggle with coordinating their children's busy schedules, from school work to projects, to sport and cultural activities.

Amanda Rogaly is the founder and 'chief mommy' of top parenting portal, BabyYumYum and says it's never too late to get your kids involved in preparing the night before, for the next morning.

She says it's a good idea to make use of technology like whatsapp groups, to organise your life,

Rogaly says being organised will also ultimately help the people who are helping you to take care of your children, to know what to do.

Every family needs to have ground rules. They will allow structure and foundation and will allow order in families. People will know what is expected of them.

Amanda Rogaly, Founder - BabyYumYum

Parenting needs to be fun. There is a difference between quality time and quantity time that you spend with your children.

Amanda Rogaly, Founder - BabyYumYum

Turn your phone off and spend time with your kids.

Amanda Rogaly, Founder - BabyYumYum

Listen to the full interview below for more tips...


This article first appeared on 702 : 'Turn your phone off and spend time with your kids'


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