Rather, pay full attention to them both, unless there is an urgent [and important] call which must be answered and cannot be delayed!
I have my parents with me, and i feel shy towards them [that i should engage in a phone call in their presence].
Some of the companions saw a strong young man racing to his job, and they remarked: ‘If [him going to work] was in the Path of Allaah…’
From the mistakes which parents fall into when uttering wrong words in front of their children, is that they censure the children when they utter them [too]!
Good manners are better for the children [both] in terms of their character and wealth, than to give them gold and silver.
As a father, it is not your job to remove the thorns from the path of your child – out of fear they may scratch.