Previous Tips of the Day

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.

Tip of the Day June 15

Help your kids identify adults they can go to if they need help. You can’t be with them every hour of the day.

Tip of the Day June 14

Decide which rules are negotiable and which ones are non-negotiable. Learning how to negotiate is a key skill kids need to learn.

Tip of the Day June 13

When your kids get bored, brainstorm ideas of what to do. If nothing sticks, give them space to figure it out for themselves.