Everyday Parenting Tips

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

Get the family together and have an “I’m grateful for” brainstorming session. Try to list as many things as you can think of that you’re grateful for. Creating a list often reminds us of how much we take for granted.

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Tip of the Day November 24

Try getting kids and adults to interact more this Thanksgiving. Consider creating a different seating arrangement at your holiday table. Place a child from a different family between a different adult.

Tip of the Day November 23

Listen to your child and respect what he or she tells you.

Tip of the Day November 22

Invite your child’s friends to hang out in your home when you are there. Take time to chat with them.

Tip of the Day November 21

When your child pulls away from you and wants a lot of privacy, first understand that this is completely normal. However, do encourage trusted adults to stay connected to your child. While your kids may not want to talk to you, they may be much more open to talking to a teacher, a grandparent, or a neighbor.

Tip of the Day November 20

Distract young children from inappropriate behavior and draw attention to how you want them to act.