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Families Talk About . . . Encouraging Positive Activities

18 minutes 55 seconds

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Visits the homes of two intact families and two single-parent families. Parents talk about the importance of healthy, positive activities, such as music, sports, daily chores, and family fun time. They advise other parents to be consistent in these activities to help kids learn how to persevere and not give up when things become difficult. They also discuss how these activities teach skills, improve school performance, and build confidence, as well as steer children away from negative influences.

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