Support your school’s fundraisers whenever you can.
Create an easy-to-reach shelf and refrigerator space for healthy snacks that kids can easily access.
Ask your kids for ideas on how to help others. Then create ways to act.
Pay attention to what your kids like. Follow their interests and passions to help them grow.
Take a family vacation from chores. Declare one weekend as “no chores and no errand day.” Then do something fun together.
Show pride in your child’s school by wearing school T-shirts, caps, sweatshirts, or other school clothing (or wear school colors).
Be honest with your kids when you’re feeling sick. Find ways for them to help you, such as bringing tissues or playing quietly.
Parenting kids can be exhausting at times. Be honest about your limits. Give yourself some space and rest.
Discover which aspects of homework trip up your kids. Help them work through what stops them.
Talk with your kids about what they’re seeing in movies and TV shows. Point out what you admire—and what you don’t. Explain why.
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