Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day December 26

Set time limits for doing electronics so that kids can get physical activity. (If they don’t want to move, then they’re done with electronics for the day.)

Tip of the Day December 25

Consider attending a religious community to introduce your kids to people of many ages and to teach them positive values.

Tip of the Day December 24

Be sensitive to the changing needs of your child as he or she grows up.

Tip of the Day December 23

Learn more about your ancestors. Find out their stories of how they valued families and children.

Tip of the Day December 22

Encourage your kids to get to know their cousins.

Tip of the Day December 21

When your kids start making a lot of noise, think of it as a your family’s unique symphony before you tell them to quiet down.

Tip of the Day December 20

Have your kids help out with meals. They can set the table, help prepare the meal, or cleanup the dishes.

Tip of the Day December 19

When others tell you how to parent (and you disagree), thank them nicely but remind them that you’re the parent of this child.

Tip of the Day December 18

On a clear night, look for constellations in the sky.

Tip of the Day December 17

Read the newspaper’s comics as a family. Enjoy a good laugh together.