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Up to date on all of that at a viewer a parent you no doubt agonize frequently.
About it how much quality time.
You -- spending it with your children well we -- here to -- not me especially because I'm not very good at it but -- McCready who is a -- -- And found a positive parenting solutions.
What it's got some results from it and you Seve that I guess -- dating conjunction with the Disney damion did first of all.
Leslie let's I wanna put on some people's screens as we go through this at what is quality time you get bad parents agonize over this but what does it mean.
They do -- to happen and what they define quality time as time spent with our kids when you're learning something new about them.
And friends there that -- about their friends you know the things that they're interested in.
It also of them learning more about -- and what came out loud and clear in the survey is that parents are desperate for more quality time.
The interesting thing is that of milk it to me sitting here average parent has fifteen free weekends -- they have no plans.
As families -- they -- -- -- weekend so we're real good feeling kind of disconnect it from mark Hansen I have this feeling desperate some quality time.
So maybe if it.
If a parent parents want more time -- decades how to think he'll look back and organizing.
Their lives so they can get -- time.
Well you're right you have to be very deliberate and organizing your life because we have a -- that you know crazy work schedules and our kids' schedules so we have.
Think very intentional.
So one of the things that I recommend that parents do is on a daily basis spend.
Sometimes when your kids just one on one doing something that they -- it.
Giving just late payment cards are shooting hoops in the driveway that -- create -- promotional.
I don't think I recommend is to scheduling family movie night for whatever ritual that you do together on a daily basis that's great quality time.
You -- thing that we found in the survey is that vacations aren't great way.
To have quality family time he can probably hear all the noise behind me -- here at the magic kingdom.
But truly it's a great time when you have that captive audience.
You -- parents say they spend.
You know much more quality time -- twice as many meals together.
Some ways to get quality time weather here at home -- Traveling on vacation.
You know maybe I have to say that whenever I've taken my kids to.
Disney ought to Lego land don't do any these these thoughts I come back more exhausted than when I -- they've picked -- a doctorate relaxing of the -- Well and that's one of the -- -- -- that is just kind of plan your vacation so it isn't exhausting from everything for everybody we don't want to come back more stressed than when we plan.
So planning is important and extremely engineer some down time.
I don't like to get kids involved in the planning don't tell your job.
-- in charge of figuring out OK we're going to the magic kingdom one of the things that you want to do -- -- there herself up.
The more pre planning that you can do I think it can help you out with that exhaustion factor at the end -- And I guess that 11 of the important things is -- as you say planning and planning everything whether it's whether it's that sort of thirty minutes you spend.
Playing console or a movie night or a full week's vacation.
Planning things take some of the stress out of it so everybody everybody knows the schedule -- that -- it's important for kids to know that ten.
That's right because the more things -- part of the routine and the -- we just normally do things.
Then we can stay consistent.
So if you make that that connection time part of your daily routine -- -- -- -- it's more likely to happen.
If you have a three day -- -- weekend or three week.
Do you plan something you know in -- survey parents said that theme parks -- -- are one of the top choices but they also said campaign.
I'm going to the -- and -- a lot of different ways that you can have family time.
And in little snippet story -- -- -- that -- hasten the important thing is that just do it again.
-- -- graded by singing McGrady parenting expert and founder of positive parenting solutions -- for Disney.
This survey -- great to see you and if people want more information -- Amy at Amy McCready PPS thanks so much Jamie thanks don't you.
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