Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day July 16

Break new tasks into small, manageable steps that children can master without becoming too frustrated.

Tip of the Day July 15

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 July 14

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

Tip of the Day July 13

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

Tip of the Day July 12

Eat a meal as a family. Encourage everyone to talk. Ask about what they’re interested in or what gets them excited.

Tip of the Day July 11

Play together in ways that make kids laugh and enjoy the time with you.

Tip of the Day July 10

Recognize the major, positive influence you have on your kids—and on the kids around you.

Tip of the Day July 9

Soothe your kids when they get upset. Teach them how to calm themselves down in healthy ways.

Tip of the Day July 8

Visit a local farmer’s market and buy fresh food and vegetables. Try something new.

Tip of the Day July 7

Grow food you can eat. Grow tomatoes, carrots, radishes, or strawberries. All you need is some dirt, a pot, and seeds.