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Tip of the Day September 26

Sun, 2014-10-05 07:31

Help your children find inspirational, positive role models.

Tip of the Day September 25

Sat, 2014-10-04 07:33

When a disagreement occurs, work through only that problem. Don’t pull in other issues that may be bothering you.

Tip of the Day September 24

Fri, 2014-10-03 07:31

Encourage an older sibling to mentor a younger sibling in something they know how to, like reading, learning left from right, or basic math. Compliment their work together, both learning and teaching.

Tip of the Day September 23

Thu, 2014-10-02 07:33

If you are angry or frustrated with your child try lowering your voice—speak quietly and slowly and in a quiet place. Lowering your temperature will help lower theirs.

Tip of the Day September 22

Wed, 2014-10-01 07:30

Even though disagreements are not fun (and can make your life more difficult), they mean that you’re raising a child who can make his or her own decisions.

Tip of the Day September 21

Tue, 2014-09-30 07:30

Banish pessimistic phrases from your home. Instead of kids saying, “I can’t do it,” have them say, “I’ll figure out how to do it” and “I can do it.”

Tip of the Day September 20

Tue, 2014-09-30 07:30

Keep a sense of humor about parenting.

Tip of the Day September 19

Mon, 2014-09-29 07:34

Whenever you feel like you’re saying the same thing over and over, stop. What isn’t changing? What could you do differently so that you don’t feel like you’re in a rut?