Definitions for quality time
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Time spent by working parents with their children, especially time given over to productive or creative attention.
"Quality time" is an informal reference to time spent with close family, partners or friends that is in some way important, special, productive or profitable. It is time that is set aside for paying full and undivided attention to the person or matter at hand. It may also refer to time spent performing some favorite activity. "Quality time" is a relatively new expression, in use since the 1970s. One of the earliest records of this phrase in print was in the Maryland newspaper The Capital, January 1973, in the article "How To Be Liberated":
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It's incredible bonding time with my daughter, i know she doesn't always love having me as a troop leader every day, but I work a lot, and this is quality time with my daughter.
I don't know, look, it wasn't that long ago that people wanted signatures on things, and now, forget that, 'I want my damn selfie. I'm not leaving until I get it,' So we spend a lot of quality time doing that.
There has been a flurry of research in the last five years that says that rewards for grades actually reduce motivation, i don’t believe in the carrot-and-stick mentality. If you do celebrate the grades, a spontaneous activity that offers quality time together is the best, rather than a gift or money.
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