Assessing Your Engagement, Connection, and Impact
Build a strong bond with your child by being attentive to their emotional needs. Create a safe and supportive environment where your child feels heard and validated. Express love, affection, and appreciation regularly, and make an effort to understand their interests and passions.
Time and Involvement
Invest quality time in your child's life to deepen your relationship and understanding. Actively participate in daily routines and activities, dedicating one-on-one time to engage in their interests. Be involved in their education, school events, and extracurricular activities, nurturing a sense of security and trust.
Support and Encouragement
Support your child's growth and development by providing guidance and encouragement. Help them face challenges with resilience, and encourage them to pursue their interests and goals. Promote a healthy lifestyle, including physical activity, nutrition, and emotional well-being.
Communication and Collaboration
Establish effective communication and collaboration within your family. Foster open and honest conversations with your child, involving them in decision-making processes. Work on co-parenting and maintaining consistency with the co-parent or support network. Be a positive role model, demonstrating values and problem-solving skills.