Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day September 7

Find ways to connect with other parents. Get to know them as you watch your kids’ activities.

Tip of the Day September 6

Notice when kids become jealous of other kids. Help them understand and work through their jealousy.

Tip of the Day September 5

Act in ways that you want your children to act. Don’t just tell them what to do and what not to do.

Tip of the Day September 4

Childproof all places where kids play and hang out. Keep them safe.

Tip of the Day September 3

When you take your kids shopping, be clear about the budget and what you will and will not buy. Otherwise, it’s easy for kids to pressure you to buy on impulse.

Tip of the Day September 2

Get your child a library card in her or her name. Go the library often and check out books.

Tip of the Day September 1

Answer kids’ questions. If you don’t know the answer, research it until you do.

Tip of the Day August 31

Give kids an allowance so they can learn how to manage money while they’re still young and you can influence their choices.

Tip of the Day August 30

When you disagree with your kids, point out that you still care about kids and that disagreements don’t cancel out love.

Tip of the Day August 29

Encourage kids to help you with the laundry. Teach them to sort colors. After clothes are dry, have them match socks.