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Tip of the Day July 3

Sat, 2014-07-12 08:31

Ask your kids silly questions to jumpstart their imaginations.

Tip of the Day July 2

Fri, 2014-07-11 08:34

Give your kids some downtime to choose what they want to do.

Tip of the Day July 1

Fri, 2014-07-11 08:34

Need a summer project to do with your kids? Grow food you can eat like herbs, tomatoes, carrots, or strawberries. All you need is some dirt, a pot, and seeds.

Tip of the Day June 30

Thu, 2014-07-10 08:34

Help your kids clean their rooms. Put on music they like and dance (or sing) as your work. Getting your kids to do household chores >>

Tip of the Day June 29

Wed, 2014-07-09 08:31

Stop power struggles with your kids by remaining calm. Then offer choices to break log jams.

Tip of the Day June 28

Tue, 2014-07-08 08:30

Break new tasks into small, manageable steps that children can master without becoming too frustrated.

Tip of the Day June 27

Mon, 2014-07-07 08:32

Recognize the major, positive influence you have on your kids—and on the kids around you.

Tip of the Day June 26

Sun, 2014-07-06 08:32

Talk with your kids when they make money mistakes. (All of them do!) Discuss how to make better money choices next time.

Tip of the Day June 25

Sat, 2014-07-05 08:34

Soothe your kids when they get upset. Teach them how to calm themselves down in healthy ways.

Tip of the Day June 24

Fri, 2014-07-04 08:31

Eat a meal as a family. Encourage everyone to talk. Ask about what they’re interested in or what gets them excited.

Tip of the Day June 23

Thu, 2014-07-03 08:32

Instead of thinking only about what you can teach your kids, figure out what they’re teaching you. Adults can learn from children as well.

Tip of the Day June 22

Wed, 2014-07-02 08:33

Be honest with your kids when you’re feeling sick. Find ways for them to help you, such as bringing tissues or playing quietly.

Tip of the Day June 21

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:33

Allow kids to succeed and fail. They learn from both.

Tip of the Day June 20

Mon, 2014-06-30 08:30

Encourage your child to set goals in sports, clubs, or other organized activities. Ask if there is anything you can do to help meet those goals.

Tip of the Day June 19

Sun, 2014-06-29 08:34

Listen to the dreams that your kids have. Help them make their dreams come true.

15 Questions Your Child Wants to Answer

Sat, 2014-06-28 08:32

By: Samantha MacDonald, Web & Social Media Specialist, ParentFurther

You probably ask your kids questions every day. What do you want for supper? Have you cleaned your room yet? These kind of questions require short and to-the-point answers.

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Tip of the Day June 18

Fri, 2014-06-27 08:32

Encourage your children to have one or two out-of-home activities that are led by caring adults.

Tip of the Day June 17

Thu, 2014-06-26 08:35

Expect the best from your children; don’t expect perfection.

Tip of the Day June 16

Wed, 2014-06-25 08:32

Make your home a friendly, nurturing environment where people feel valued and loved for who they are.

Tip of the Day June 15

Tue, 2014-06-24 08:30

Talk with your child about her or his feelings and fears about safety. Discuss ways to help your child feel safe.