Action Points

Action Points
  • Put an encouraging note in the textbook/workbook of your child’s hardest subject.
  •  Praise your child for something in front of his or her friends.
  •  Read a book or short story to your child tonight.  Include him and yourself in the plot.
  •  Don’t shy away from your teenage daughter; continue to give her appropriate physical signs of affection.
  •  Tell your kids “I need a hug”.
  •  Buy five or ten postcards for each child, and on each one write how much you love him/her, and one hope you have for his/her life.  Mail them all over the next month or so.
  •  Tell your child a special quality you see in him or her.
  •  Ask your daughter what she likes to do with you and set a date to do that together.
  •  At the dinner table, tell each child one quality that you appreciate in him or her.

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