Encourage your kids to play team sports

Team sports foster cooperation, camaraderie and commitment. Encourage your child to play a sport they are interested in.

  • Encourage enjoyment of sport, not winning
  • Don’t be an ugly parent at the kids events
  • Don’t add to their performance pressure but encourage them to just do their best
  • Accept the fact that sporting activities are not without some risk

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Help your kids avoid smoking

Talk with your children about the issues and pressures around smoking, and help them develop avoidance strategies.

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Dad and Daughter Dates

Dads need to start being connected with their daughters before and while they are teenagers. This also consists of doing things with her that may not be of your interest.