Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day Jan. 12

Try a different ethnic food and learn more about that culture.

Tip of the Day Jan. 11

Get to know your neighbors and your neighbors’ kids.

Tip of the Day Jan. 10

Schedule family time on a regular basis so that everyone isn’t always going in different directions.

Tip of the Day Jan. 9

As a family, talk about what each person is learning about that gets him or her excited.

Tip of the Day Jan. 8

It’s okay to get overwhelmed from time to time as a parent. Be patient with yourself.

Tip of the Day Jan. 7

Let your child express his or her unique personality. Kids reveal themselves through their clothes, their hairstyles, and the way they act.

Tip of the Day Jan. 6

Help your child clean his or her room. Donate gently used things to charitable causes. Talk about having less stuff.

Tip of the Day Jan. 5

Go to the zoo together. Discover interesting animals (and people) together.

Tip of the Day Jan. 4

Avoid being the only parent in your kids’ lives. Find other adults who can help your kids grow up well.

Tip of the Day Jan. 3

Apologize to your kids when you lose your cool. Parents aren’t perfect.