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Tips to get your family into life

With a few pointers from the tips below, you and your family could get more out of every day. Or, try some of our challenges to really get things rolling!


  • Having strong, broad social connections in your life can increase feelings of happiness and self-worth in you... and in your kids.

  • Try to set aside a regular time to talk with the kids. Get them to tell you about the three best things about their day. Not only will your child feel special, you'll be able to stay across what's going on in their lives.

  • Having strong, broad social connections in your life can increase feelings of happiness and self-worth in you... and in your kids.

  • Organise a barbecue for your street so everyone can meet their neighbours. For tips on making this happen, see www.neighbourday.org

  • Try to turn the TV off while eating a meal together to avoid any distractions.