Includes 5 ways to help before a crisis, 7 ways to help during a crisis, and 3 ways to help after a crisis.
Intended for parents, this handout explains 24 ways to prevent child abuse. Strategies include eight ways to make a home safe, five ways to give your child trust, six ways to give your child independence, and five ways to give your child self-esteem. Parents are urged to discipline with short time-outs, interview babysitters, never strike a child in anger, listen to their child, be consistent, teach respect, speak love, give a hug a day, and recognize that quality time is quantity time.
Intended for parents, this fact sheet explains the following seven standards of effective parenting: value your child, nurture your child, teach your child, speak the truth, discipline your child, encourage your child, and never give up. Examples of implementing these standards are provided.
A resource from the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, this tip sheet provides advice on how to communicate with teachers and other leaders at your child's school if you're dealing with bullying.
A resource from the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, this tip sheet provides a list of ways to support your child through this very painful experience.
This online brochure from All Pro Dad provides ten ways to be a better dad. The tips include: Love Your Wife, Spend Time with Your Children, Be a Role Model, Understand Your Children, Show Affection, Enjoy Your Children, Eat Together As A Family, Discipline With a Gentle Spirit, Pray and Worship Together, and Realize You're a Father Forever.
This online brochure from All Pro Dad provides dads with ten ways in which they can make time for their children.
Whether you are a traditional dad in a traditional family, a non custodial dad, a stay home dad, a stepdad, or whatever your role, the most precious thing a dad can give his kids is his time. A personal investment in your children is much more important to them than any toy, video game or electronic gadget. This fact sheet offers some great, and sometimes creative, ways to get together with your kids in a positive way. (Author abstract modified)
This fact sheet offers ten ways to be a hero to your children including: be the good Samaritan; be approachable; attend solutions; hold your children accountable; be consistent; take their suggestions seriously; teach; invest in experiences rather than things; and make charity visible.
Starting a conversation with another parent can sometimes be a little intimidating. Dads can feel a little awkward in starting or carrying on a parenting conversation, particularly if they don't know the other person in that conversation well (or at all). This fact sheet offers tips on connecting with other parents including finding other dads with similar interests, the best ways to initiate contact, as well as what kinds of conversations to have with women with children. (Author abstract modified)