Needs of a Child

From birth to pre school

  • Regular short access with both parents
  • Strong reliance and need care

From primary school

  • Longer periods of access
  • Overnight access is good
  • Parents have to be involved in their activities and education
  • Parent needs to tell the child to love the other parent

An adolescent

  • Access to be continued.
  • But be flexible to cater to the child’s need for own time, privacy and space

Generally, child needs your

  • Consistency in routine and discipline
  • Availability to listen and be a good listener
  • Keeping your promise to the child