Give children opportunities to plan and to lead some family activities.
Thank a teacher, principal, custodian, substitute, or other school staff person for her or his efforts.
Ask your children to read to you as they learn to read. Show them that you are excited about their reading.
Teach your children how to care for special things, such as toys, books, or plants, by themselves.
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Ask your parenting partner what you can do to ease her or his stress level.
Continue to show affection to your teenage children by spending time with them—even if you’re not doing or talking about anything special.
Start a conversation with your family about communication. Do you all speak positively to each other? Do you trust each other and talk openly? What can you do to improve communication?
Actively honor Veteran’s Day with your family by attending a parade, making cards for veterans, or hanging the flag. Discuss why you recognize the holiday with your kids.
When you and your child disagree, do or say something to show that you still care.
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