Physically touch your child today. Snuggle with a young child. Touch the shoulder or the back of your teenager.
Cheer on kids when they show you they’ve done something new, such as riding a bike, playing an instrument, or skipping.
Vote for school board members who are about kids, education, and asset building.
Treat kids equally—no matter what their circumstances or abilities are.
When parenting gets hard, don’t give up and don’t back down. Find others who can support you.
Learn more about the 40 Developmental Assets. Build assets in your kids today.
With your child, interview someone your child admires to see how that person finds meaning in life.
Keep a family calendar in a prominent place to track everyone’s activities and to avoid overbooking.
Let kids figure out their own problems. Be helpful and supportive, but let them solve their difficulties.
Help your kids to cope well when bad things happen. Teach them how to be resilient.
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