Soothe your kids when they get upset. Teach them how to calm themselves down in healthy ways.
Visit a local farmer’s market and buy fresh food and vegetables. Try something new.
Grow food you can eat. Grow tomatoes, carrots, radishes, or strawberries. All you need is some dirt, a pot, and seeds.
Ensure that your mealtimes are phone-free and gadget-free zones. Turn gadgets off and turn on the conversation while you eat.
Keep your kids safe online. Use parental controls. Ask your kids about who they’re friends with online—and why.
Allow your kids to explore what they’re curious about in safe ways.
Instead of thinking only about what you can teach your kids, figure out what they’re teaching you. Adults can learn from children as well.
Nap when your kids nap. If your kids have outgrown naps, have a quiet time so family members can rest and have some downtime every day.
Parent with your spouse or partner. Create a united front so that kids know what to expect (instead of who to play against whom).
Try to take a family photo at least once a year. Consider including your pets.
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