Everyday Parenting Tips

The little actions you take every day add up, helping kids grow to be confident and responsible.

If you tell your child there will be a specific consequence for a certain behavior, be prepared to follow through. Empty threats will teach your child that you “don’t really mean it” when you set boundaries.

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Tip of the Day September 15

Help your child set daily homework goals and suggest a comfortable location where studying will be easier.

Tip of the Day September 14

Involve your children in decisions about family spiritual activities.

Tip of the Day September 13

Make sure your child isn’t over- or under-scheduled. Your child also needs downtime at home, as well as time with you.

Tip of the Day September 12

Help your kids to set healthy boundaries so that when someone pressures them to do something against their values and beliefs, they’re more likely to say no.

Tip of the Day September 11

Be low-key when you’re around kids. Kids tend to gravitate toward calm adults who listen to them.