Eat a meal as a family. Encourage everyone to talk. Ask about what they’re interested in or what gets them excited.
Play together in ways that make kids laugh and enjoy the time with you.
Recognize the major, positive influence you have on your kids—and on the kids around you.
Soothe your kids when they get upset. Teach them how to calm themselves down in healthy ways.
Visit a local farmer’s market and buy fresh food and vegetables. Try something new.
Grow food you can eat. Grow tomatoes, carrots, radishes, or strawberries. All you need is some dirt, a pot, and seeds.
Ensure that your mealtimes are phone-free and gadget-free zones. Turn gadgets off and turn on the conversation while you eat.
Keep your kids safe online. Use parental controls. Ask your kids about who they’re friends with online—and why.
Allow your kids to explore what they’re curious about in safe ways.
Instead of thinking only about what you can teach your kids, figure out what they’re teaching you. Adults can learn from children as well.
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