Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day June 25

Tell your kids you’re proud of them today. Be specific when you tell them why.

Tip of the Day June 24

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 June 23

Keep up with the current issues that parents face today. It’s better to be aware of issues and talk about them with your kids—before they possibly affect your family.

Tip of the Day June 22

If you want to change a number of your child’s behaviors, focus on only one at a time. You’re more likely to succeed that way.

Tip of the Day June 21

Encourage your kids to travel by reading books that take them to new places.

Tip of the Day June 20

Laugh at your kids’ jokes. Encourage them to develop a healthy sense of humor.

Tip of the Day June 19

Do something unusual to make family mealtimes more fun. Have a picnic on the floor in your living room.

Tip of the Day June 18

Encourage family members to get enough sleep and to develop healthy bedtime routines.

Tip of the Day June 17

Sometimes when siblings fight, they’re battling for your attention. How can you give each child a bit more one-on-one time with you?

Tip of the Day June 16

Find other parents to discuss the parenting issues you care about. Find ways to support each other.