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5 Keys To Help Kids Avoid Violence

5 Keys To Help Kids Avoid Violence

August 13, 2020 • ByEmily Neal
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As parents, compassion is among the most important values we hope to instill in our children. We hope they treat others with kindness and respect, and never resort to violence. Yet with so many competing influences, like TV, movies, and the media – it can be difficult to ensure that our message rises above the rest. That is why we put together a list of some of the different ways you help your child avoid violent behaviors.

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Key #1: Relationships

Young people respond well to a positive relationship with an adult who genuinely cares. Kids need to be certain that someone understands them, values them and is interested in their lives. This can be a parent, a teacher, or a mentor —in short, this can be you. Studies show that children who have a positive relationship with an adult are far less likely to act out violently.

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