Basic Parenting 101

A parent’s basic job is to meet your child’s needs in the following 4 categories:

Physical: Doing all you can to keep your child safe and healthy
Keeping them safe
Good nutrition
Rest and exercise
Medical care

Emotional: Showing love, encouragement, providing security

Intellectual:  Help your child enjoy learning, provide learning tools, games.
Involvement in school.

Social:  Teaching appropriate behavior providing discipline. Teaching social skills.
Encouraging character development.