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Maintaining your child’s emotional wellbeing

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Research tells us that promoting emotional wellbeing and resilience in your children gives them the best opportunity for a great start in life and means that when they are faced with difficult life events, they are more able to cope.  As a parent, you can play a vital role in promoting emotional wellbeing and developing resilience for your child.

Spend time with your child and actively listen to them

Increasing your child’s emotional literacy

Developing your child’s strengths

Discipline constructively, fairly, and consistently

Teach your child to make their own decisions

Teach your child that mistakes are an opportunity to learn

Don’t ignore signs that your child is struggling

Take care of your own emotional and mental health