TOP TIPS FOR ALL PAR­ENTS:

Time Out Malaysia Kids - - Learning -

• Val­i­date your kids: ask ques­tions and ac­tively lis­ten • Do fam­ily things with your kids • If they go to camps, make sure it’s stuff they want to do and en­gage with them as to what they did when

they were there • Don’t project your own val­ues or mis­spent youth on your kids • Eval­u­ate your chil­dren on their own mer­its: if kids are do­ing well aca­dem­i­cally they prob­a­bly don’t need

tu­ition • Know your kids: if they’re not ath­letic don’t send them to foot­ball camp • Give kids a chance to recharge • Give your kids time, whether dur­ing or out­side the hol­i­days: your kids need you more than an­other teacher • Put down your mo­bile and lis­ten • Ac­tively en­gage in play with your kids – play they ac­tu­ally en­joy. Play­ing IS learn­ing!

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