Why is having a face-to-face time with your children important?

Parenting expert Nikki Bush reminds parents of the importance of spending time with children and having face-to-face interactions.

According to Bush, the rush of today’s world and the influence of technology make parents forget simple things like having a talk and connecting with their children.

She says it’s easy to send a text because everyone is always on their phones.

We do not teach emotional intelligence via a screen, we teach it by face-to-face interaction

Nikki Bush - Parenting expert

The face and the eyes are the mirror of the soul

Nikki Bush - Parenting expert

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This article first appeared on 702 : Why is having a face-to-face time with your children important?


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