Todd’s Note – Recently, at school, I had to deal with a student that was having a bad day. Nothing I tried seemed to work with this student. When my counselor tried to engage the student in conversation she didn’t find success either, until it came to talking about his pet. It was the door that she needed to talk about making good choices and responsibility, etc…
Introducing a pet to your household can provide your kids with a companion that they love and can help them learn about responsibility and compassion as they care for the animal. It’s important for parents to remember, however, that not all pets are created equal when it comes to compatibility with kids. These 12 tips can help you select a first pet that’s suited to living with children.
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