Children learn how to communicate from their parents. If their mom and dad sit and talk to them on a regular basis throughout their early years, kids learn that conversation is important. As they grow up, it will continue to be a vital part of their life. But what happens when parents are too busy to speak—or spend too much time on the phone with others? In this video, Dr. Tim Clinton tells a story that shows just how strong the impact on a child is when parents are not available when they’re needed most.