Tips & Facts
Children learn from observing what you say and do. Use language and behaviors you would like them to use.
Use words that help, not hurt. Praise good behaviors and efforts. Celebrate small and big successes.
Plan ahead. Bring healthy snacks, beverages, and books/activities with you when you travel with your children.
When angry or frustrated, avoid taking out your feelings on your children. Take deep breaths or give yourself a few minutes to calm down.
Children learn a lot about the world through play. Set aside time during the day to let your child play.
Children are never too old to be told they are loved. Let your children know you love them.