Set time limits for doing electronics so that kids can get physical activity. (If they don’t want to move, then they’re done with electronics for the day.)
Consider attending a religious community to introduce your kids to people of many ages and to teach them positive values.
Be sensitive to the changing needs of your child as he or she grows up.
Learn more about your ancestors. Find out their stories of how they valued families and children.
Encourage your kids to get to know their cousins.
When your kids start making a lot of noise, think of it as a your family’s unique symphony before you tell them to quiet down.
Have your kids help out with meals. They can set the table, help prepare the meal, or cleanup the dishes.
When others tell you how to parent (and you disagree), thank them nicely but remind them that you’re the parent of this child.
On a clear night, look for constellations in the sky.
Read the newspaper’s comics as a family. Enjoy a good laugh together.
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