Being a better parent is something we all try to be for our kids. There are lots of ways we can do so, but one of the most effective and powerful is simply being a better example. Expecting your kids to act and behave a certain way goes a lot further if we are first intent on being that example.
At camp, our counselors are trained on a number of techniques to promote positive behavior and create a kind and compatible environment. However, the one thing we stress to everyone is ‘walk it like you talk it’. So here are some quick reminders that we believe are important for all of us, camp counselors and parents alike.