HAND IN HAND FOR THE FUTURE
A child's success in school begins at home.
When the home and school families work together, a child benefits.
A Parent's ABCs
Ask your child about his school experiences.
Begin your child's day with a nourishing breakfast.
Congratulate your child for effort as well as accomplishment.
Discuss homework with your child.
Encourage your child to read.
Find a quiet place for your child to study.
Give your child responsibility.
Hug your child - for no special reason.
Include your child in making family decisions.
Join a library with your child.
Keep your child on a schedule that includes exercise and sleep.
Limit TV viewing by selecting and watching 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 child's right to have his own opinions.
Share an interest or hobby with your child.
Take time to listen to your child.
Urge your child to come to you with concerns and problems.
Visit places of interest with your child.
Work with your child to set up rules of behavior.
EXpect your child to follow rules.
Yield to your child's preferences sometimes.
Zealously help your children to enjoy life.