Prevention Month Tip 3: It Helps to Take a Break
Taking time for yourself isn’t selfish – it can help you be a better, healthier, more patient parent. So pick a date, schedule a babysitter and go do something you enjoy!
When parents set aside time to recharge their batteries, they’re actually building parental resiliency, which is the ability to bounce back from challenging circumstances. Don’t worry if this doesn’t come naturally – building resiliency takes time. But the pay-off is worth it – strong families raise great kids!
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Also check out our National Child Abuse Prevention Month poster series, featuring fun and helpful tips about building resiliency.