Previous Tips of the Day

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.

Tip of the Day August 28

Trade outgrown clothes, toys, and other items with other families.

Tip of the Day August 27

Ask your kids what they worry about. Then address their concerns.

Tip of the Day August 26

Find ways to get some exercise even with your busy schedule. Park at the back of a parking lot and walk. Take the stairs.