What You Can Do


What You Can Do

You’re All That and a Bag of Chips

According to kids, parents have more influence over their behaviors than anyone else.

Times have changed – that’s for sure.
But there’s no reason to wig out; when it comes to keeping our kids away from risky behaviors, do you know who are the most influential people in their lives?
It’s not their friends.
Or some dope actor or musician.
It’s their parents. That’s right, it’s you. By far. In fact, 3 out of 4 teens say parents are their biggest influence on whether or not to drink alcohol.*
Turns out, you are all that and a bag of chips.

Here’s the lowdown:

Kids may seem like they aren’t listening, but they are. Here’s three ways you can use impact to show you care about their safety and health. The truth is that children care deeply about their parents’ opinions—even if they don’t show it directly.

  1. Talk: Have real conversations with your kids
  2. Model: Act the way you want your kids to act.
  3. Monitor: Check on their behavior.