Soothe your kids when they get upset. Teach them how to calm themselves down in healthy ways.
Eat a meal as a family. Encourage everyone to talk. Ask about what they’re interested in or what gets them excited.
Instead of thinking only about what you can teach your kids, figure out what they’re teaching you. Adults can learn from children as well.
Be honest with your kids when you’re feeling sick. Find ways for them to help you, such as bringing tissues or playing quietly.
Allow kids to succeed and fail. They learn from both.
Encourage your child to set goals in sports, clubs, or other organized activities. Ask if there is anything you can do to help meet those goals.
Listen to the dreams that your kids have. Help them make their dreams come true.
By: Samantha MacDonald, Web & Social Media Specialist, ParentFurther
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Encourage your children to have one or two out-of-home activities that are led by caring adults.
Expect the best from your children; don’t expect perfection.