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Families Are Important

Families come in many different types and sizes. Whatever they look like, they play a vital role in helping children build the skills they need for everyday life.

When Family Members

  • Offer love, understanding and clear expectations...
  • Spend time together and listen to each other's thoughts and feelings...
  • Are respectful and kind to one another...
  • Recognize each other's strengths and needs...
  • Are accepting of each other... Grandparents
  • Take care of themselves physically and emotionally...

Kids are

  • Better prepared to handle life's ups and downs
  • Feel better about themselves
  • Able to form healthy relationships with others
  • Make better choices
  • Able to problem solve with good solutions
  • More self-confident
  • Adapt better to stress
  • Able to express their feelings