THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IS KINDNESS.
Young children learn to care for others when they feel cared for and loved. It is natural for us to bond or feel attached to those who care for us.
It is through this bond of love and kindness that children learn values. It is in the first instance through our actions that we teach our children about what matters.
Make Time To Listen & Talk With Your Child.
Whenever you have time with your child, take turns asking each other questions that bring out your thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Ask questions such as:
- “What was the best part of your day? The hardest part?”
- “What did you accomplish today that you feel good about?
- “What’s something nice someone did for you today? What’s something nice you did?”
- “What’s something you learned today—in school or outside of school?”