Go through your kids’ toys. Fix those that are broken. Donate ones that your kids have outgrown or no longer want.
Allow kids to succeed and fail. They learn from both.
Blow bubbles with your kids. See if they can catch a bubble and then use the bubble to catch another to create double-decker bubbles.
Build your kids’ self-esteem by loving them, accepting them for who they are, supporting them, and helping them to find other kids and adults who care about them.
Attend the National Night Out each year to get to know your neighbors better.
When setbacks happen, show kids that they’re only temporary and that they can do things to make the situation better.
Reflect on what you like best about parenting.
Involve your kids when planning vacations, getaways, and reunions. They often have great ideas on what to do.
When your school, your child’s club, congregation, or community offers a family service opportunity, make it a priority to do it.
Go to a music concert with your kids. Public schools and communities often offer free concerts.
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