30-Day Parent Challenge
"Cook your child's favorite meal together" or "Practice patience with your child." This calendar is marked with a different task everyday to help you become a better and stronger parent!
Ready to build on your parenting skills? Try one of these tips every day for a month. You’ll not only strengthen your relationship with your child, you’ll help protect your family from underage drinking.
Ask: "What is one thing we can do together this month?"
Go the whole day without raising your voice.
Hug your child three times today.
Ask: "How was your day?" and tell him/her about yours.
Praise your child today.
Cook your child’s favorite food together.
Be prepared: make or review your family’s safety plan.
Turn off phone, computer or TV today when you are with your child, even if for an hour.
Share with your child your favorite activity when you were their age.
Focus on health: go for a walk today.
Share with your child what you appreciate about them.
Discuss with a good friend one of your parenting struggles and find a solution.
Kiss your child while they are sleeping.
Do a household chore with your child and make it fun!
Practice your family’s safety plan: conduct a fire or tornado drill.
Picture what you want your child to be like at age 25. Parent with that in mind.
Laugh with your child today.
Craft or complete an art project with your child.
Teach your child one thing he/she can do on their own today.
Practice patience with your child today.
Gather around the dinner table for a family meal.
How do you want your child to remember you? Be that parent today.
Forgive yourself when you make a mistake.
Listen (with eye contact) to your child when he/she is talking.
Ask your child’s opinion sometime today.
Reward your child for his/her positive behavior.
Get a good night’s sleep.
Teach your child a new word and see who can use it most today.
Help your child with his/her homework.
Focus on health: eat healthy today.