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4 Tips for the 4th to set your kids up for success!

 

 Verbalize the Plan…

4th of July for many families, consists of a day packed with BBQ’s, parades, parties and nighttime fireworks.  We tend to be overscheduled with activities that are not the normal everyday routine.  There will be new faces, new places and loud noises. 

 A great way to manage expectations and time is to go over in detail with your kids, the plan for the day. Let them know where you will be going, who they will be seeing, what food they will be eating and all the fun activities they will be doing.  If kids have a clear vision of the day’s events, chances are things will run a lot smoother.  Younger children like to know what to...