Come and find the child of your dreams!! By:Cheyenne Coon
Characteristics of the Parents
Responsibilities and Duties of a Parent
1. Provide an environment that is SAFE.
A. Keep your child free from physical, and emotional abuse.
B. Keep unsafe objects locked up or out of reach of your child.
C. Get to know your child's caregivers (get references or background checks).
D. Correct any potential dangers around the house.
E. Take Safety Precautions: Use smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, lock doors at night, always wear seat belts,
2. Provide your child with BASIC NEEDS.
B. Plenty of nutritious foods
D. A warm bed with sheets, blankets, and a pillow
E. Medical care as needed/Medicine when ill
F. Clothing that is appropriate for the weather conditions
G. Space (a place where he or she can go to be alone)
3. Provide your child with SELF-ESTEEM NEEDS.
A. Accept your child's uniqueness and respect his or her individuality.
B. Encourage (don't push) your child to participate in a club, activity, or sport.
C. Notice and acknowledge your child's achievements and pro-social behavior.
D. Encourage proper hygiene
E. Set expectations for your child that are realistic and age-appropriate.
F. Use your child's misbehavior as a time to teach, not to criticize or ridicule.
4. Teach your child MORALS and VALUES.
5. Develop MUTUAL RESPECT with your child.
A. Use respectful language
B. Respect his or her feelings
C. Respect his or her opinions
D. Respect his or her privacy
E. Respect his or her individuality
6. Provide DISCIPLINE which is effective and appropriate.
7. Involve yourself in your child's EDUCATION.
A. Communicate regularly with your child's teacher(s)
B. Make sure that your child is completing his or her homework each night.
C. Assist your child with his or her homework, but don't DO the homework.
D. Talk to your child each day about school
E. Recognize and acknowledge your child's academic achievements.
8. Get to KNOW YOUR CHILD.
A. Spend quality time together.
B. Be approachable to your child.
C. Ask questions.
Some of the wonderful babys that we have here.
She is cute funny and loves to play
She is really fun to be with and she loves to be around people.
He is very sweet and he loves getting attention.