Go to the zoo together. Discover interesting animals (and people) together.
Avoid being the only parent in your kids’ lives. Find other adults who can help your kids grow up well.
Apologize to your kids when you lose your cool. Parents aren’t perfect.
Listen more to your kids and talk less.
Take your kids to regular doctor and dentist visits to keep them healthy.
Ask your kids what they want to do as a family. Then do it.
Talk with your kids when they make money mistakes. (All of them do!) Discuss how to make better money choices next time.
Create a shopping list before you go into a store. Explain to your kids that making a list (and sticking with it) helps you budget your money well.
Talk about what items cost, such as eating out or an extra-curricular activity. Teach kids about the value of money.
Give kids an allowance so they can learn how to manage money while they’re still young and you can influence their choices.
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