Five steps to making your outings successful

June 17, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Teach your kids good social skills. Five steps to making your outings successful from Susan Kohl, author of "The Best Things Parents Do."

Tips:

  • Describe details of where you're going
  • Talk about enjoyable features for your child
  • Reassure your child about meeting his needs
  • Agree on behavioral guidelines and incentives
  • Commit to checking in during the outing

Buy the book on Amazon: The Best Things Parents Do

About Susan Kohl:
Author of five parenting books, numerous articles; regular parenting columnist Diablo magazine. You can e-mail her at susie@springtide.org.


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