Previous Tips of the Day

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.

Tip of the Day July 6

Ensure that your mealtimes are phone-free and gadget-free zones. Turn gadgets off and turn on the conversation while you eat.

Tip of the Day July 5

Keep your kids safe online. Use parental controls. Ask your kids about who they’re friends with online—and why.

Tip of the Day July 4

Allow your kids to explore what they’re curious about in safe ways.

Tip of the Day July 3

Instead of thinking only about what you can teach your kids, figure out what they’re teaching you. Adults can learn from children as well.