Helping Your Child is easy as A, B, C
- Ask your child about the school day.
- Begin your child's day with a nourishing breakfast.
- Congratulate your child for doing well.
- Discuss homework with your child.
- Encourage your child to read.
- Find a quiet place for your child to study.
- Give your child responsibility.
- Help your child to build self-worth.
- Include your child in making simple family decisions.
- Join a library with your child.
- Keep your child on a schedule that includes exercise and sleep.
- Limit TV viewing by selecting programs with your child.
- Make the time you spend with your child special.
- Notice and discuss changes in your child's behavior.
- Offer to help your child organize school papers.
- Provide your child with good role models.
- Question the activities your child shares with friends.
- Respect your children's right to have their own opinions.
- Share an interest or a hobby with your child.
- Take time to listen to your child.
- Urge your child to say "No" to drugs.
- Visit places of interest with your child.
- Work with your child to set up rules of behavior.
- Xerox (or copy) and save records or articles that benefit your child.
- Yield results by encouraging your child to do better.
- Zoom through these activities one more time.
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