What It Takes to Be a Mom or Dad

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Read to your children.

Keep your promises.

Go for walks together.

Let your children help with household projects.

Spend time one-on-one with each child.

Tell your children about your own childhood.

Go to the zoo, museums, and ball games as a family.

Set a good example.

Use good manners.

Help your children with their homework.

Show your children lots of warmth and affection.

Set clear, consistent limits.

Consider how your decisions will affect your children.

Listen to your children.

Know your children's friends.

Take your children to work.

Open a savings account for college education.

Resolve conflicts quickly.

Take your children to your place of worship.

Make a kite together.
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