1. How many times per week do you ask your child, "did you do your homework?" and then check on it and go over it with them, or ask your child, "how is school going?" and take time to actually find out (many parents simply ask the questions but are not really interested in the answer)
2. How many hours a week do you spend actually giving your child a hand with their homework? (it's not about giving them the answer but more about supporting them in the process of learning)
3. How many hours a week do you spend actually playing with your child? (Physically playing, practicing a sport together, and most important having active fun together.)
4. How many hours a week do you spend entertaining your child? (Watching TV together, going to the movies, sporting events, taking family vacations.)
5.How many hours a week do you spend educating your child on subjects you think are important for their life-long development? (subject such as spirituality, morality, finances, civic responsibility, helping the less fortunate, and leadership activities such as scouting.)
5. How well do you know your child teachers? Do you respect them as people and as professional? Are they the kind of role model you want for your children? (it is not criticizing; it is about being interested in people who actually see your children as much as you do)
6. Are you a role model of who you want your child to grow up to become?
7. How many times this week have you hugged your child?
8. How many times this week have you told your child you loved him or her?
9. How Many times this week have you told your child that you were proud of him or her?
"GENIUSES cannot be CREATED, but can be DISCOVERED. Everyone is a genius WHEN they are in the right POSITION"