The Importance of Hand Washing
The Importance of Hand Washing
  • Washing hands is one of the simplest ways to prevent illness.
  • Teaching kids when to wash is as important as teaching them how to wash.
  • Try the glitter game to teach small kids about how germs spread.
A new perspective on raising flourishing teens
A new perspective on raising flourishing teens
  • New study shows flourishing teens have parents that promote positive behaviors
  • Most positive behaviors stem from four foundation skills
  • These skills can be taught and encouraged through careful parenting choices
Do run in the house
Do run in the house
  • Children and adolescents need at least one hour of exercise daily.
  • Foul weather shouldn’t prevent children from being physically active.
  • With creative play ideas, you can help them hit that target.
Teaching parents how to cope with a child’s anxiety
Teaching parents how to cope with a child’s anxiety
  • Effectively managing your own emotions will make it easier to respond to your child's anxiety.
  • Things like coping skills, mindfulness, support systems, and planning ahead can take a lot of the stress out of your life.
  • Remember not to take your child's behavior or anxiety personally.

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