Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Lead by example

We've all heard the saying: kids will do what they're shown, not as they're told.

It is so true. Think about all the times your kids are watching you. They are learning from you. 

parenting, children do what they see

What can you do to help them have healthy habits?

  • Eat your vegetables.
  • Get daily exercise.
  • Wear your seatbelt. 
  • Stop at stop signs.
  • Don't use your phone while driving.
  • Wear a life vest near a lake or river.
  • Maintain your composure during times of stress.
  • No phones at the dinner table.
  • Don't tell lies- even little ones.
  • Get enough sleep.
  • Be kind to others.
  • Call home- your parents and siblings would love to hear from you.
  • Don't permit violence in your presence.
  • Give your time and talents to others.
  • Take care of your things.
  • Limit screen time.
  • Brush your teeth at least twice a day and floss daily.
  • Wear a helmet when on a bike.
  • Don't mow the lawn without proper shoes. 
  • Make time for family.

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