When disaster or tragedy strikes, respond positively as a family. Volunteer. Donate money. Help out in some way.
Become a partner in your child’s education by getting to know your kids’ teachers.
Sometimes when siblings fight, they’re battling for your attention. How can you give each child a bit more one-on-one time with you?
Get excited about the things that bring your kids joy. Celebrate with them!
Set aside time on a regular basis for your family to clean up your home. Encourage everyone to pitch in.
Trust your kids to do the right thing. When they don’t, show them a better way.
Tackle problems with your kids when they’re small. They’re easier to solve then.
Help kids learn how to balance their schedules so they’re not overbooking or under booking how they spend their time.
Maintain a warm, caring relationship with your kids even when they frustrate you.
When you take your kids shopping, be clear about the budget and what you will and will not buy. Otherwise, it’s easy for kids to pressure you to buy on impulse.
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