Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day November 9

Spend time with your kids in a way that you both enjoy.

Tip of the Day November 8

Encourage your kids to be grateful. Teach them to say thank you when they’re the recipients of something nice. Have them write thank-you notes for gifts.

Tip of the Day November 7

Vote for political candidates that support education, family-friendly work policies, and asset-building practices.

Tip of the Day November 6

Get close to young children. Squat. Sit on the floor. Kneel down so that you can interact with them eye to eye.

Tip of the Day November 5

When your kids lie, say, “people in our family tell the truth.” Be clear that you value honesty.

Tip of the Day November 4

Model how much you enjoy learning. Tell your kids what you learned today and why you found it interesting.

Tip of the Day November 3

Physically touch your child today. Snuggle with a young child. Touch the shoulder or the back of your teenager.

Tip of the Day November 2

Cheer on kids when they show you they’ve done something new, such as riding a bike, playing an instrument, or skipping.

Tip of the Day November 1

Vote for school board members who are about kids, education, and asset building.

Tip of the Day October 31

Treat kids equally—no matter what their circumstances or abilities are.