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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.

Tip of the Day June 14

Mon, 2014-06-23 08:32

Apologize to your child when you’ve done something wrong.

Tip of the Day June 13

Sun, 2014-06-22 08:33

Make sure kids of all ages have a voice in family decision-making.

Tip of the Day June 12

Sat, 2014-06-21 08:33

Encourage your child to compete with her or his “personal best” performance in school or in an activity.

Tip of the Day June 11

Fri, 2014-06-20 08:32

Build your kids’ self-esteem by loving them, accepting them for who they are, supporting them, and helping them to find other kids and adults who care about them.

Want to Motivate Young Athletes? Focus on Balance and Variety

Thu, 2014-06-19 08:35

By: Brandon Capaletti, Guest Blogger

Today's kids can be under extreme pressure in the world of sports. Many parents, coaches, and even peers are pressuring kids to do better and push harder.

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Tip of the Day June 10

Thu, 2014-06-19 08:35

When setbacks happen, show your kids that they’re only temporary and that they can do things to make the situation better.

Tip of the Day June 9

Wed, 2014-06-18 08:31

Remember that mistakes are part of living and growing.

Tip of the Day June 8

Tue, 2014-06-17 08:33

Listen to and guide your children as they sort through their values. Use examples and questions to help them explore topics such as honesty or equality.

Tip of the Day June 7

Mon, 2014-06-16 08:33

Praise more; criticize less.

Tip of the Day June 6

Sun, 2014-06-15 08:32

Expose your kids to a wide range of activities and subjects so they can discover what interests them.

Tip of the Day June 5

Sat, 2014-06-14 08:31

Avoid being the only parent in your kids’ lives. Find other adults who can help your kids grow up well.