Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day July 28

Blow bubbles with your kids. See if they can catch a bubble and then use the bubble to catch another to create double-decker bubbles.

Tip of the Day July 27

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 July 26

Attend the National Night Out each year to get to know your neighbors better.

Tip of the Day July 25

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

Tip of the Day July 24

Reflect on what you like best about parenting.

Tip of the Day July 23

Involve your kids when planning vacations, getaways, and reunions. They often have great ideas on what to do.

Tip of the Day July 22

When your school, your child’s club, congregation, or community offers a family service opportunity, make it a priority to do it.

Tip of the Day July 21

Go to a music concert with your kids. Public schools and communities often offer free concerts.

Tip of the Day July 20

Love kids unconditionally but praise them conditionally. Praise kids when they succeed and match the level of praise to what they accomplished.

Tip of the Day July 19

Pack a litter-less lunch. Use reusable containers and silverware. Avoid disposable drinks and food in disposable wrappers.