Care for Self: Manage one’s own stress. Get adequate sleep and maintain health.
Understand: Understand child development in general and your child’s strengths and challenges in particular.
Guide: Model and encourage desire behavior. Set reasonable limits. Monitor behavior.
Nurture: Express affection. Show compassion. Teach kindness. Provide and care for the cognitive, physical and emotional needs of children.
Motivate: Stimulate curiosity. Empower positive actions. Teach children to be responsible and act in faith.
Advocate: Find, use, and create community resources. Forge relationships with friends, families, and community groups. Strengthen formal and informal support resources for children.