Get -- and stay -- involved.
As children move
from elementary- to middle-school, there's a temptation to
back away from participating in their activities. While they
can seem quite grown-up, they aren't done yet! And they need
and welcome parental involvement. You don't need to go everywhere
with them but do volunteer for (or at least to help) the Team
Parent or the Room Mother or the Booster Club. Attend every
activity you possibly can from games to performances to PTA
meetings. Your commitment assures that your child knows how
much you care.
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