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Manage post-hurricane stress
(Distributed 09/07/08) You probably can’t avoid the stress coming in the wake of Hurricane Gustav, but you can manage it, says LSU AgCenter family and consumer sciences specialist Becky White.

Prepare an evacuation to-go kit for your child
(Distributed 08/29/08) Adults are urged to assemble a “grab-and-go” box of important papers in case of a hurricane evacuation. How about making a “to-go kit” for your child? Assembling a few treasured items can help your child in times of disaster, according to LSU AgCenter family development professor Dr. Rebecca White.

Teaching Children about Fairness
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Young children are very impressionable, and you are the most important teacher your child will ever have. One way you can help your child learn to be fair is by example. If your child sees you following rules, sharing with your family, listening to others and not placing blame, he or she will be likely to follow your example.

Teach Children about Respect
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You are the most important teacher your child will ever have. Your children will learn by the example you set for them. This means that the ways that you are respectful of others will influence the ways your child is respectful of others.

Teach your Child about Responsibility
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You are the most important teacher your child will ever have. Your children will learn by the example you set for them. If your children see you being responsible, they will want to act responsibly, too.
Teaching Children About Caring
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You are the most important teacher your child will ever have. Your children will learn by the example you set for them. If your children see you acting in a caring way, they will want to act in a caring way, too.
Teaching Children About Citizenship
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Being a good citizen is something adults may do every day. Adults might practice good citizenship by: obeying traffic laws, paying taxes, helping a neighbor, volunteering or recycling. Your child will develop good citizenship habits by following your good citizenship practices.
Teach your Child about Trustworthiness
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When you think about teaching your children to be trustworthy, you must remember it does not happen overnight. Instead, trustworthiness and good character are something you should model for your children every day because you are the most important teacher your child will ever have.
Rusty the Respectful Raccoon
Rusty the Respectful Raccoon
Click on image to read a cute story that teaches preschoolers about respect and good character.
Carrie the Caring Cat
Carrie the Caring Cat
Click image to read a cute story that teaches preschoolers about caring and good character.
Cindy the Citizen Crab
Cindy the Citizen Crab
Click image to read a cute story that teaches preschoolers about citizenship and good character.
Roy The Responsible Rabbit
Roy the Responsible Rabbit
Click image read a cute story that teaches preschoolers about responsibility.
Fran the Fair Frog
Fran the Fair Frog
Click the image to read a cute story to your child that teaches preschool children about fairness.
Teaching Trustworthiness in the Early Childhood Setting
Image of Tommy the Turtle
When you think about teaching your children to be trustworthy, you must remember that it does not happen overnight. Instead, it is something you should model for your children every day because teachers are an important influence on young children.