quality time

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quality time

Time during which one focuses on or dedicates oneself to a person or activity: "Reading together is the ultimate quality time: cozy, educational, and a wonderful bonding experience" (Lise Eliot).
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qual′ity time`

time devoted exclusively to nurturing a cherished person or activity.
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'Homework assignments can deprive students and parents precious quality time for rest, relaxation and interaction after school hours and even on weekends,' the Sorsogon representative said in an explanatory note.
"My language of love is quality time. I'm not really the type of person that likes going to a movie and sitting in silence [for a date].
This includes supporting better working hours and conditions that enable families to spend quality time together.
"Parents need to have a quality time with their children, care, love, and attention so that children won't be swayed by any activities outside," Agonia said.
The team members of Knowledge Oman spent quality time with the elderly with an agenda that included having breakfast, decorating the Care House and a session of gifting tokens of appreciation.
People visit the food street with their families, which gives them an opportunity to spend quality time.Unlike other stalls where men are in abundance, in here, one will find women in abundance.
Doting dad: Bella Hadid, 21, shared clips of her visiting and spending quality time with her dad on Instagram Tuesday while her older sister Gigi Hadid hung out with their mother Yolanda Hadid in New York City
And most said quality time with their family would make them happier than a job promotion, a new car or seeing their favourite footie team win the league.
Not a few believe that by working off a consistent storytelling platform like the Friendship Experience Party, '33' Export is helping friends and loved ones spend quality time together, create long-lasting pleasant memories and even live healthier and longer.
For example, if your partner's love language is quality time and yours is gifts, you could give all the gifts in the world and think you are being a good partner, but your significant other doesn't think so because to them, all they want is to spend quality time exclusively with you.
It was clearly witnessed with all the children/youngsters treating their mothers and having quality time with such amazing and delicious variety of food at Avari Towers.

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