Turn off the TV. Stop using the Internet so much. Spend some time as family—without technological gadgets.
Listen to your kids and help them develop into who they’re meant to be.
Self-care is important! Find someone to care for your kids from time to time so that you can take a break to do something for yourself.
Stay in touch with extended family members. Find ways to connect even if someone is far away.
If you work outside the home, put up family photos and artwork that your kids make in your office.
Monitor what your kids are watching on TV and online. Discuss what they’re viewing.
When you get upset with your kids, stop and take deep breaths. Calm down before you decide what to do next.
Help your child succeed in school by attending parent-teacher conferences and school events.
Ask your child what he or she believes in most. Find out why.
With your child, identify the adults he or she enjoys being with. Then find ways to support these friendships >>
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