Trust your kids to do the right thing. When they don’t, show them a better way.
The end of the school year is often full of activities that need adult volunteers. Help out at your child’s school by chaperoning field trips or assisting with events.
Talk honestly about what to do when relationships get difficult. Kids want to learn how to have good relationships.
Stay in contact with teachers about your child’s progress. You don’t have to wait for teachers to contact you.
Try to talk about positives and possibilities instead of problems. This is a good model for your kids.
Listen to what your kids say they want. You might be impressed by some of their great ideas.
Volunteer to bring healthy treats to a practice for your child’s sports team.
Point out what you like about your kids.
Have a neighborhood celebration on the last day of the school year. Invite youth, parents, teachers, and other neighbors.
Let your child express his or her unique personality. Kids reveal themselves through their clothes, their hairstyles, and the way they act.
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