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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.
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.
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Teaching Children about Fairness
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.
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Teach Children about Respect
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.
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Teach your Child about Responsibility
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.
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Teaching Children About Caring
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.
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Teaching Children About Citizenship
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.
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Teach your Child about Trustworthiness
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.
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Teaching Trustworthiness in the Early Childhood Setting
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.
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Teaching Fairness in the Early Childhood Setting
Young children are very impressionable, and teachers are an important influence on young children. One way you can help children learn to be fair is by example. If the children see you following rules, sharing, listening to others and not placing blame, they will be likely to follow your example.
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Teaching Responsibility in the Early Childhood Setting
Teachers are an important influence on young children. The children in your class will learn by the example you set for them. If your children see you being responsible, they will want to act responsibly, too.
Image of Carrie the Caring Cat
Teaching Caring in the Early Childhood Setting
Teachers are an important influence on young children. The children in your class 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.
Image of Cindy the Citizen Crab
Teaching Citizenship in the Early Childhood Setting
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. The children in your class will develop good citizenship habits by following your good citizenship practices.
Image of Rusty the Raccoon
Teaching Respect in the Early Childhood Setting
Teachers are an important influence on young children. The children in your classroom will learn by the example you set for them. This means that the ways you are respectful of others will influence the ways the children are respectful of others.
Seniors and Food Safety...Preventing Food-borne Illness
Health and Nutrition for the Elderly
Articles addressing various topics relating to health and nutrition for the elderly. Topics covered include: Bone Up on Osteoporosis, Eating Well as We Age, Food Label: Nutrition Facts at a Glance, Seniors and Food Safety...Preventing Food-borne Illness, and Vegetable Purchasing and Storage Tips.
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