Grandmas are mothers, too! Help your kids make Mother’s Day special for the grandparents and other caring women in their lives.
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Shelters and soup kitchens are swamped with volunteers on Thanksgiving. Why not celebrate Mother’s Day by volunteering as a family, instead?
Family traditions don’t have to be elaborate. Friday popcorn can be as important as an annual vacation.
Talk with your kids about what makes a good friend and a true friendship. Teach them they deserve nothing less.
Keep an open line of communication with your kid’s teachers. Make sure they hear from you when things are going well, not just when there’s a problem.
As they say in Ratatouille, “Anyone can cook!” Planning and preparing meals are important life skills that even elementary-age kids can learn.
When you see kids teasing or disrespecting each other, speak up. A simple, “We don’t talk to each other that way” can change kids’ lives.
Set a fun family goal for May: Try 31 new foods. Or learn 31 new words. Or find 31 new knock-knock jokes.
Help your child learn to use humor to combat teasing. When a classmate says something mean, saying something goofy can often defuse the tension.
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