Don’t try to fix all your kids’ problems. Do try to help them find solutions on their own.
Do something today that makes you feel good about yourself.
Encourage your child to try something new and challenging this week. Or to retry something that has been difficult in the past.
Practice letting your kids have extra freedom in safe situations. You might be amazed at their competence.
Share your parenting worries with other parents. Having support will benefit both you and your children.
The more positive adult relationships your kids have, the better. Encourage adults you like to get to know your kids.
Give each of your kids a hug today, even if they’re really big kids.
Raising strong children requires boundaries. Learn to say no to your kids when their actions are unsafe, disrespectful, or otherwise out-of-bounds.
Call your kids on their sassiness; let them know they need to show respect in order to get respect.
The old quote “This too shall pass” is a handy parenting tool! Kids grow in stages.
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