Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day September 25

When kids get single minded, help them to see more options.

Tip of the Day September 24

Don’t let cute behavior or your kids’ impish grins make you back down on boundaries. Be firm.

Tip of the Day September 23

Ask your kids how they feel about school. What do they enjoy most? Who do they like being with?

Tip of the Day September 22

Support your school’s fundraisers whenever you can.

Tip of the Day September 21

Create an easy-to-reach shelf and refrigerator space for healthy snacks that kids can easily access.

Tip of the Day September 20

Ask your kids for ideas on how to help others. Then create ways to act.

Tip of the Day September 19

Pay attention to what your kids like. Follow their interests and passions to help them grow.

Tip of the Day September 18

Take a family vacation from chores. Declare one weekend as “no chores and no errand day.” Then do something fun together.

Tip of the Day September 17

Show pride in your child’s school by wearing school T-shirts, caps, sweatshirts, or other school clothing (or wear school colors).

Tip of the Day September 16

Be honest with your kids when you’re feeling sick. Find ways for them to help you, such as bringing tissues or playing quietly.