Promote a positive attitude to their school

Encourage your child to learn, and support the school and teachers in helping your child in this.

  • Show respect for their teachers by words and actions, eg thanking them for teaching your children
  • Avoid blaming teachers, or the school, if your child is struggling with work or friendships

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Keep Calm & Carry on

In this short and humorous clip with Peter Rowsthorn, he discusses the importance of keeping calm around your children, even in stressful situations.

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Give your kids a call

If you have to head off early for work or other engagements, give the family a call before the kids head off for school to let them know you are thinking of them.