• ABC 's  for Parents
     
    Ask your child about the school day.
    B
    egin your child's day with a nourishing breakfast.
    C
    ongratulate you child for doing well.
    D
    iscuss homework with your child.
    E
    ncourage your child to read.
    F
    ind a quiet place for your child to study.
    G
    ive your child responsibility.
    H
    ug your child to build self worth.
    I
    nclude your child in making simple family decisions.
    J
    oin a library with your child.
    K
    eep your child on a schedule that includes exercise and sleep.
    L
    imit screen viewing by selecting programs/activities with your child.
    M
    ake the time you spend with your child special.
    N
    otice and discuss changes in your child's behavior.
    O
    ffer to help your child organize school papers.
    P
    rovide your child with good role models.
    Q
    uestion the activities your child shares with friends.
    R
    espect your child's right to have opinions different from yours.
    S
    hare an interest or a hobby with your child.
    T
    ake time to listen to your child.
    U
    rge your child to do their best.
    V
    isit places of interest with your child.
    W
    ork with your child to set up rules of behavior.
    X
    erox and save records or articles that benefit your child.
    Y
    ield results by encouraging your child to do better.
    Z
    oom through these ABCs again and again!

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