What is Respect?

  • being kind to other family members
  • using polite language
  • talking and spending time with relatives and/or other family members
  • listening when someone else is talking

Encouraging Respect in your child:

  • Praise and encourage your child when he or she is being respectful.
  • Speak to your child with respect, and answer his or her questions in a polite manner. Expect the same behaviour from your child.
  • Share an example of how someone was respectful toward you, and how this made you feel.
  • Encourage respectful manners and speaking politely to others in the community.

Respect: Give it and To get it