New Year's Resolutions: How to Help Kids Achieve Them

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Think Beyond Academics

Maybe your kid is already a straight-A whiz kid. Or maybe she isn’t, but New Year’s resolutions aren’t the answer. There are plenty of other ideas for self-improvement: do nice things for the grandparents, be a better friend, learn to cook, pick up a new hobby, keep a cleaner bedroom, help out with household chores, eat more vegetables, or go outside every day. Give your child plenty of options. She’s more likely to follow through on a resolution she chose for herself.