Resources for Parents to Help Your Kids Thrive

From Amanda Henderson, Safe Children

Helping your little ones grow, learn, and thrive can be a tough task for parents, and there is no one trick to make it less difficult. With these helpful parenting resources, however, you may be able to make your days a little less stressful!

Establishing Routines

Kids of all ages need some structure in order to feel secure and grounded. Here are some simple ways parents can establish beneficial routines for their kids:

Master Your Kids’ Morning Routine
Encourage Children to Take Naps

Create Healthy Summer Routines

Preparing for School

For some kids, school can be pretty easy, but for others, adjusting to the classroom can be more difficult. Here are a few ways to help your family prepare for school:

25 Simple Activities to Prepare Your Child for Preschool

Properly Prepare Children for Kindergarten

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Instilling Responsibility

Chores and other tasks help kids grow into responsible adults. Here are some ideas that can help:

Have Kids Clean Up After Themselves at an Early Age

Get a Pet and Have Kids Help With Care

Dealing with Tough Issues at All Life Stages

One of the most important things that you can do for your kids is to teach them how to deal with stress and difficult situations. If you need help, these resources may come in handy:

Show Kids How to Deal with Big Emotions

Talk to Children About Death & Grief

Spot & Deal with Bullying Early

Helping children grow mostly takes time and patience, but it never hurts to have help along the way!

This content was adapted from an article submitted to WY Quality Counts by Amanda Henderson, Program Manager at Safe Children