Know a friend who needs
to create an environment of open and honest communication
with their child about smoking? Send them an e-card
to let them know about the useful information you found
at keepkidsfromsmoking.com. You’ll also find a selection
of e-cards you can send to your child reinforcing the
importance of leading a smoke-free life.
And be sure to look through our quarterly online
newsletter for stories and information about keeping
your kids from smoking. Inside, you’ll find advice
and tips from Dr. Michael H. Popkin, parental success
stories and suggestions, links and resources to anti-smoking
websites and literature, and other useful information
that can help you connect with your child about the many
dangers of cigarettes. You can also send this newsletter
to friends to help them discover ways to talk early and
often with their kids.
Q: How important
is it for parents to positively reinforce
their pride in their child's accomplishments?