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Empowering Parents   -   A Resource Guide

Role Models Are Important For Children

It has been said over and over that parents are the first and best role models for children.

Children watch everything a parent does and very often, they copy the behaviour. of parents even though they might not listen to the parent.

However, all children need positive role models and parents must fill that role for their children.

An amazing little boy, but check the routine he has and how his parents support him.

Children feel more confident and secure with a consistent daily schedule as they are better able to plan their day.

It is a good idea to discuss your child's routine with him or her and that includes getting them to bed early so that they can get the hours rest that they need..

This school year get routines working!

Sleep plays a crucial role in the development of children.

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, in addition to having a direct effect on happiness, research shows that sleep impacts alertness and attention, cognitive performance, mood, resiliency, vocabulary acquisition, and learning and memory.

Pay attention to the video on the left about the importance of sleep for children.  It might be a good idea to let children hear this for themselves.

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