Set clear rules of how you want your child to act. Then have clear consequences when those rules are violated.
Ask your child what he or she believes in most. Find out why.
Help your child to plan ahead. Show how good plans have a number of steps.
Do art with your child. Make a craft. Do something creative.
Ask your child which friends attend a religious congregation. Talk about why spirituality matters to certain families.
Attend a cultural event. Become more familiar with people of different backgrounds.
Encourage your child to slow down with his or her homework. If your child doesn’t have homework, learn something together.
Notice what your child’s friends are doing right. Talk about the good ways friends influence each other.
Find out what your child looks forward to the most about getting older.
As a family, show your care for others. Send an email (or e-greeting) to a friend. Call up grandma or grandpa.
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