S: Wise Words from the parents of Hilltop Road Public School 2014
FC: Hilltop Road Public School 2014 | Wise Words
1: This book is written by parents, for parents. We hope you are encouraged by the advice it contains.
2: Pick your battles, there's no point stressing over every little thing.
4: Give your children small jobs and responsibilities - we are raising future adults. | Helping one another is great fun!
5: Be consistent.
6: Get into a good routine.
7: Don't underestimate how important a good night's sleep is.
8: Listen. Encourage. Love.
9: Read with your children.
11: Time out can be used to help correct children who throw tantrums...and gives you a chance to take a deep breath yourself. | one minute per year of age is a good rule of thumb
13: Take time with your child to 'remember when' and think of the fun times you've had together, especially doing simple things.
14: Let children get messy every now and then.
16: Encourage hugging - not hitting.
17: Music can soothe.
19: Find your peace and make time to enjoy it - whether it's a cup of tea, an energy drink or a piece of chocolate, take a moment to stop, rest and recharge.
21: With thanks to the many families that make Hilltop Road Public School the caring and vibrant community that it is.