Parenting Children - September 26, 2012

Day 43 - Good Choices - The Internet, Games, Drugs and Alcohol

Parenting Children Ages 0-10

The Internet and Games
• alert children to the benefits and dangers
• put filters on home computers
• keep computers in family room
• enforce time limits for being online and playing games Drugs and alcohol
• have conversations throughout their upbringing
• equip them with the facts to inform and protect them

What should you do to restrict your child’s time online, and playing games, and how can you keep them safe? How can you try to give your children a healthy attitude toward drugs and alcohol?

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  • our children crave to be noticed by us and crave our attention
  • special time with each child develops their self-esteem and their ability to relate to others
  • can be difficult for us as parents to recognize this need and to fulfill it
  • the more children we have, the more planning and conscious effort it takes
  • channels of communication are opened through spending one-on-one time with our child(ren)
  • can transform a child’s behavior
  • eye contact:
    • can be used either positively or negatively
    • children learn by modeling – if we do it, they’ll do it
    • easy when they are babies – but don’t give up eye contact as they get older
    • good eye contact goes hand in hand with active listening

Do you have fond memories of 1:1 time with a parent?  What memories can you create with your children one on one?


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