13 “Studies have shown that when families eat dinner together, children do better in school and are less likely to get in trouble. Turn the TV off, silence your phones, and talk about your day. It’s a great time for families to reconnect.” Bob Arnette, counselor SUMMARY Help Your Child Succeed u Provide school supplies and a place to study u Help set academic goals u Insist on daily attendance u Attend all parent programs u Participate in parent-teacher groups u Use rewards and consequences to encourage change u Encourage a healthy lifestyle u Help improve organizational skills u Monitor homework u Encourage independent problem solving u Promote active learning