Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day June 14

Apologize to your child when you’ve done something wrong.

Tip of the Day June 13

Make sure kids of all ages have a voice in family decision-making.

Tip of the Day June 12

Encourage your child to compete with her or his “personal best” performance in school or in an activity.

Tip of the Day June 11

Build your kids’ self-esteem by loving them, accepting them for who they are, supporting them, and helping them to find other kids and adults who care about them.

Tip of the Day June 10

When setbacks happen, show your kids that they’re only temporary and that they can do things to make the situation better.

Tip of the Day June 9

Remember that mistakes are part of living and growing.

Tip of the Day June 8

Listen to and guide your children as they sort through their values. Use examples and questions to help them explore topics such as honesty or equality.

Tip of the Day June 7

Praise more; criticize less.

Tip of the Day June 6

Expose your kids to a wide range of activities and subjects so they can discover what interests them.

Tip of the Day June 5

Avoid being the only parent in your kids’ lives. Find other adults who can help your kids grow up well.