Becoming a Good “Chooser” (1-19-15)

Today’s Parenting Tip:

DECIDE:       Your child can learn to be a good “chooser.”

PRACTICE:  Today, give your child some choices to make. For example, let her pick out her clothes in the morning, decide where to go for dinner, pick a family activity for the weekend.

Remember, for a young child, it is best to limit the number of choices. Do you want ham or cheese for lunch? Will you wear red or blue pants?

Today’s Parenting Tip was inspired by our featured picture book, THE THINGS I CAN DO.  Read the book to a child in your life each day as a reminder of what you are deciding and practicing that day.

Come back each day for another good parenting decision and how to practice it. (Each day’s activity will also be posted on the Daily Parenting Tips page for easy access.)

Read the whole story at Kids Need to DO Things, Part 1.



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