Find positive role models for your kids. They’re in your community, your kids’ school, and at your work place.
Exercise together as a family. Go for family walks. Swim at a community pool. Play games.
Give kids a second chance (and a third and a fourth) when they make mistakes.
When you see news that goes against your values, talk about that with your kids. Help them learn from other people’s mistakes.
Advocate that your community become an asset-building community.
Try a different ethnic food and learn more about that culture.
Get to know your neighbors and your neighbors’ kids.
Schedule family time on a regular basis so that everyone isn’t always going in different directions.
As a family, talk about what each person is learning about that gets him or her excited.
It’s okay to get overwhelmed from time to time as a parent. Be patient with yourself.
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