Be a Nurturing Parent

  • Take care of yourself – exercise, read, or do things that energize you and bring you enjoyment.
  • Accept help – no one can do it all on our own!
  • Listen to your child.
  • Encourage your child.
  • Spend time with your child doing things you both enjoy.
  • Use words that help not hurt.
  • Teach through your actions
  • Respect your child.
  • Tell your child you love them.
  • Praise your child.
  • Make rules, set limits and always follow through. These things help children feel safe and secure.
  • Give your child chores. This helps them learn responsibility, the importance of working as a team and self confidence.
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