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Tip of the Day April 18

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Help your kids to cope well when bad things happen. Teach them how to be resilient >>

Tips for Talking to Your Kids about Alcohol

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By: Gene Roehlkepartain, Guest Blogger

Alcohol use by teens is sometimes considered a “gateway” to a wide range of other high-risk activities, including premature sexual activity and illegal drug use.

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Tip of the Day April 17

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Notice when your kids are acting differently and talk to them about it.

Tip of the Day April 16

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Ask other parents about family activities they enjoy doing. Then try something they recommend.

Tip of the Day April 15

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It’s okay to get overwhelmed from time to time as a parent. Be patient with yourself.

Tip of the Day April 14

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Give young people appropriate and important responsibilities within the family. For example, ask a younger child to help an adult do laundry, or ask an older child to prepare a meal.

Tip of the Day April 13

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Encourage your kids to ask questions about life, death, and other spiritual issues. More tips for fostering spiritual development >>

Tip of the Day April 12

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Schedule family time on a regular basis so that everyone isn’t always going in different directions.

Tip of the Day April 11

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Take time to talk with your child about the new things you are learning, and ask her or him to tell you about what she or he is learning. Get more ideas for supporting learning in your family >>

Tip of the Day April 10

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Find positive role models for your kids. They’re in your community, your kids’ school, and at your work place.

Tip of the Day April 9

Fri, 2014-04-18 08:32

When your child is curious about something, help her or him learn more.

Tip of the Day April 8

Thu, 2014-04-17 08:32

Plan a progressive party in your neighborhood; ask each family to prepare one snack, and begin the evening at your home. As a group, move from home to home until each family has had a turn to host.

Tip of the Day April 7

Thu, 2014-04-17 08:32

Tell your kids how much you like being with them.

Tip of the Day April 6

Wed, 2014-04-16 08:33

Talk about how you decide when to spend money and why. Teach your kids how to budget. More tips for teaching kids money management >>

Tip of the Day April 5

Tue, 2014-04-15 08:32

Tell other parents when you see their child doing something responsible or generous. Try to find opportunities to say positive things more often than you report misbehavior.

Tip of the Day April 4

Mon, 2014-04-14 08:34

Make your home a safe haven where young people can—and want to—hang out. More tips on how to be involved in your child’s peer relationships without being controlling >>

Tip of the Day April 3

Sun, 2014-04-13 08:34

When life gets hard, be honest about it with your kids. The way you react to hardship teaches them a lot.

Tip of the Day April 2

Sat, 2014-04-12 08:30

Notice when your kids pull away from you. Find out why without invading their privacy.

Tip of the Day April 1

Fri, 2014-04-11 08:31

Consider April Fool’s Day to be a holiday to teach kids appropriate ways to pull harmless pranks, be silly, and enjoy themselves. Click here for simple tips for April Fool’s Day fun >>

Tip of the Day March 31

Thu, 2014-04-10 08:33

Remind your kids to do their homework and to do all of it well. More tips for school success >>