Your Role as A Parent

As a parent, you play an important role in the lives of your child. While we continue to make an active effort to nurture them and develop them to be community leaders, we cannot overlook your importance in their lives. In fact, you are key to achieving all of our development goals as you are their first point of contact.

At Boneo Primary School, we are committed to a holistic approach towards learning. As such, we incorporate our parents into our process. We are committed to ensuring that you can positively impact your child. Not only that, we are committed to ensuring that you are vital to their development in life.

As such, we take active steps to prepare you for the future. We achieve this through our resource support. We provide a wide range of options that will help you maintain positive parenting. One of the things we do is ensure easy access to relevant resources.

We recognise that various resources will help you in your bid to be a good parent. We understand that parenting is an art that can be quite challenging. However, we remain committed to ensuring that you do things the right way.

We want you to spur your child’s development, improve their thinking, and aid the emergence of a resilient child. As such, we equip you with various resources. These resources have been made available by Future Directions.

All you need to do is signify interest and commit yourself to explore these materials. Then, we can guarantee that you will have it easy as you look to raise a resilient and impressive child.

What You Can Do

As a parent, there is a wide variety of things you can do. Some of the things you can do to improve your child’s resilience and contribute to their development include:

Use Positive Communication Everyday

You need to look for ways to interact about positive things. This would also extend to encouraging good decisions, good choices, and reflecting on change or challenges as things you can cope with and manage.

Interact with Them

You need to build in one-on-one time with each child to interact in a playful, relaxed way.  This may even be helping with homework, listening to them read, helping with chores.

Bond with Them

Ensure you have rituals and celebrations that are unique to your family and show that it is important that they are there participating.

Manage Your Own Emotions

Children of all ages watch how adults deal with disappointment, anger, isolation, embarrassment, sadness, anxiousness, etc.  Encourage verbalising emotions and accepting them – all emotions – are normal, natural, and while not necessarily pleasant, they are there because we are human, so they are inevitable.

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