Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day April 10

Take a trip down memory lane. Flip through a photo album of your child. Talk about what you remember when they were young.

Tip of the Day April 9

Stop power struggles with your kids by remaining calm. Then offer choices to break log jams.

Tip of the Day April 8

Help your kids clean their rooms. Put on music they like and dance (or sing) as your work.

Tip of the Day April 7

Rotate your art supplies to keep kids from getting bored. Switch between chalk, watercolors, markers, tempera paint, colored pencils, and finger-paints.

Tip of the Day April 6

Talk with your kids when they make money mistakes. (All of them do!) Discuss how to make better money choices next time.

Tip of the Day April 5

Take your child on a treasure hunt through your neighborhood. Collect a leaf, a feather, an acorn, and other things you find.

Tip of the Day April 4

Teach your kids that mistakes are part of life. Everyone goofs up, and everyone can learn from his or her mistakes.

Tip of the Day April 3

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

Tip of the Day April 2

Ask your kids silly questions to jumpstart their imaginations. Ask: What would people look like if they chewed with their noses? Or what would our pet say if he or she spoke English?

Tip of the Day April 1

Stimulate your child’s curiosity by finding fascinating books, activities, and toys.