When life gets hard, be honest about it with your kids. The way you react to hardship teaches them a lot.
Notice when your kids pull away from you. Find out why without invading their privacy.
Teach kids how to be safe and how to resist dangerous situations.
Smile at kids whenever you see them. Be happy that you’re with them.
Be silly with your kids. Make funny faces. Create silly noises. Find ways to giggle.
Remind your kids to do their homework and to do all of it well.
Explore family activities that your community has to offer.
Advocate for family-friendly policies at your place of work.
Find ways to help your kids connect with your extended family: grandparents, cousins, aunts, uncles, and others.
Teach your kids how to make good decisions. Explain that good decisions sometimes entails changing your mind.
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