Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day September 18

Take a family vacation from chores. Declare one weekend as “no chores and no errand day.” Then do something fun together.

Tip of the Day September 17

Show pride in your child’s school by wearing school T-shirts, caps, sweatshirts, or other school clothing (or wear school colors).

Tip of the Day September 16

Be honest with your kids when you’re feeling sick. Find ways for them to help you, such as bringing tissues or playing quietly.

Tip of the Day September 15

Parenting kids can be exhausting at times. Be honest about your limits. Give yourself some space and rest.

Tip of the Day September 14

Discover which aspects of homework trip up your kids. Help them work through what stops them.

Tip of the Day September 13

Talk with your kids about what they’re seeing in movies and TV shows. Point out what you admire—and what you don’t. Explain why.

Tip of the Day September 12

Encourage your child to participate in activities that nurture their spirit.

Tip of the Day September 11

Invite friends and neighbors from different backgrounds to your home. Create ways for your family to get to know people who are different from you.

Tip of the Day September 10

Try a new board game, such as Run Wild, Sort It Out, Shake Up, or Murder Mystery Mansion.

Tip of the Day September 9

Maintain a warm, caring relationship with your kids even when they frustrate you.