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MUST do this! At the end of each school year, have each of your child's teachers sign a copy of Oh, the Places You'll Go and give your son or daughter the signed book as a high school graduation gift. I won't need to do this for years and years, but it's still good to remember.
Teach your child how to choose friends wisely NOW. I especially like the questions to ask your child about each friendship listed in #6.