Season One of Touch Available October 16th


To be honest with you, I do not watch TOUCH... 
I think I tried watching the first episode, but I just could not figure it out... 
Either way, I still like Kiefer Sutherland, so I wanted to tell those of you that watch TOUCH or that are Kiefer fans... Touch Season One is available for purchase on October 16th... 

So, to help Kick It Off, A Couple of neat things to check out... One is a pretty cool website, the other is a list of ways to connect with your child:


TOUCH SYNOPSIS:
Martin Bohm is a widower and single father who is haunted by an inability to connect to his emotionally challenged 11-year-old son Jake. But when Martin discovers that Jake can predict events before they happen, everything changes.

Follow the Red Thread of Fate to explore the connections between the people and places of the show.  



Five Ways to Connect With Your Child
In Touch, Martin has a hard time connecting with his son, Jake. In this feature, we will provide parents with helpful tips on how they can better connect with their children, including having weekly family meals and making yourself more available to talk, attend events, etc.
  
Prepare Family Dinner
Set aside one evening a week when your family can prepare and eat dinner together. Allow each person to choose the recipe of the week and set a rotating schedule so everyone has a chance to make a favorite dish. Not only will you be spending time with one another, but your children will learn basic cooking skills while you learn more about their favorite foods.

Attend Sporting Event or Extracurricular Activity
No matter what activities your children take part in, stay up-to-date on how practices or rehearsals are going. Ask when special events or performances occur so you can plan your schedule ahead of time in order to attend. Remaining informed and involved in your children’s interests is key in expressing how proud you are to be their parents.  

Family Game Night
A fun way to connect with your kids is to plan a family game night a few times a month. There are many options out there from classic board games like Monopoly to word games like Catch Phrase. A nice way to end a game night is to have the winner choose their favorite place to grab dessert at a local ice cream or frozen yogurt shop.

Photo Sharing Project
A creative way of connecting with your children is by doing a photo project together. You can create a physical scrapbook using supplies from a local art store. Or for the tech-savvy parents, you can create a blog or photo e-book with your children. This is a great way of sharing stories and remembering fun times.

Take an Evening Walk 
One way to re-connect at the end of a busy day is to take an evening walk with the entire family. Communication is key in keeping any relationship healthy so this is a relaxing and easy way to talk with your kids. Also, it is nice to be active with the family so switch it up with a bike ride or rollerblading.   
 
*** I was not asked to post this.. Just wanted to share.  ***

Comments

  1. You just know all about the "in" shows. :)

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  2. I need you in my class where the students have to illustrate a famous person of today. I'm sometimes clueless as to who the person is. I know Kiefer Sutherland, I'm just saying. Many I don't know!

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  3. This seems interesting. I would like to see it

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  4. Great tips! I was just reading how one of the best times to talk to your child is right before they go to bed, because they give you their undivided attention and often want to keep you there so they can stay up a little bit, so it makes for a quality conversation.

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