President Obama seldom misses a piano recital or skips a parent-teacher conference. He makes an effort to be involved in Sasha and Malia’s lives even with his extensive to-do list.
That starts with regular communication. “Get a sense of how you got to be successful and the steps and the process that helped you get there,” Harvey suggests. “Identify them and perhaps modify them because you’re not going to do the same things to your kids that your parents did to you. You have to recognize that change is ongoing.”