Everyday Parenting Tips

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

Teach children to be responsible for their own behavior and to be considerate of others.

More Tips

Tip of the Day September 29

Be firm and fair, taking care not to overreact when rules are broken. Keep in mind that appropriate, consistent consequences will teach your child to accept responsibility for her or his actions, while harsh punishment will most likely cause resentment.

Tip of the Day September 28

Encourage your kids to forgive others. Yes, they can still stand up for themselves, but a generous spirit is a forgiving spirit.

Tip of the Day September 27

Remember your goal and purpose: you want to raise a child who succeeds in life. Knowing where you’re headed often helps you deal with the day-to-day routine.

Tip of the Day September 26

Help your children find inspirational, positive role models.

Tip of the Day September 25

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