When you’re helping your child learn something, see if you can make a game or a song of it.
Find out which aspects of the holidays your kids enjoy most. Create more holiday traditions that they enjoy.
When kids misbehave, focus on changing the behavior and not blaming your child.
Ask your kids which famous people they admire. Find out why.
Create a shopping list before you go into a store. Explain to your kids that making a list (and sticking with it) helps you budget your money well.
Ask your child how he or she spends time during recess and lunch.
Learn more about media ratings so that you can teach your kids about them.
Help your kids understand the needs of each family member. Some go to sleep earlier than others (and need some quiet). Others need to be more physically active.
Be honest if you have a bad habit. Then show your kids how to develop healthy habits.
Involve your kids in family decisions so that they’re more apt to buy into them.
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