Tips for Parents

HERE ARE USEFUL TIPS FOR PARENTS
 


Basic principles for effective parenting are simple and universal, and apply to all parents and children regardless of background.  This fact sheet provides “10 Principles of Good Parenting” adapted from The Ten Basic Principles of Good Parenting, by Laurence Steinberg, PhD.


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WHAT TO DO UNTIL HELP ARRIVES FOR A CHILD MEDICAL EMERGENCY

For parents and caregivers, this fact sheet focuses on the dos and don’ts while waiting for help to arrive for a child emergency.

The fact sheet addresses the following emergencies: choking, bleeding severely, trouble breathing, badly burned, seizure, unconscious, injured in fall or crash, and poisoning.

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HELPING YOUNG CHILDREN MANAGE STRESS AND ANXIETY

For parents, caregivers and families on helping young children between birth to five years of age cope with stress and anxiety.

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KEEPING YOUR CHILD’S TEETH CLEAN AND HEALTHY


This fact sheet provides tips for keeping your child’s teeth clean and healthy during the following stages of development: Newborn to Infants, Toddler and Preschool Years, and Elementary/School-Age Years


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A GUIDE FOR PARENTS, CAREGIVERS, AND TEACHERS


This fact sheet provides tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event:


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