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.
Allow your kids to express all feelings, but be clear about appropriate ways to do so.
Monitor your child’s stress levels. Each child reacts to stress differently, so become acquainted with how they act under stress.
Encourage your kids to cut down on drinking soda pop since it raises their risk for developing cavities and diabetes.
Volunteer at your child’s school or preschool in a way that you enjoy.
Make a list of five reasons you became a parent. Read it on a hard parenting day.
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