Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day August 28

Trade outgrown clothes, toys, and other items with other families.

Tip of the Day August 27

Ask your kids what they worry about. Then address their concerns.

Tip of the Day August 26

Find ways to get some exercise even with your busy schedule. Park at the back of a parking lot and walk. Take the stairs.

Tip of the Day August 25

Help kids learn how to balance their schedules so they’re not overbooking or under booking how they spend their time.

Tip of the Day August 24

Model safe driving to your kids. Don’t text. Don’t talk on a cell phone. Focus only on the road (and talking calmly with your kids) while your drive.

Tip of the Day August 23

Help your kids get organized in their rooms and at school. Find organizational tools that they’ll use.

Tip of the Day August 22

Consider re-arranging your kids’ room to help them feel like they’re getting something new—without paying a cent.

Tip of the Day August 21

Check on your kids’ dental routine. How often do they brush? How long do they brush? (Two minutes is ideal.) Do they floss every day?

Tip of the Day August 20

Clown around with your kids in ways that make them laugh. If you’re stumped, consider getting a Whoopee Cushion.

Tip of the Day August 19

Become a partner in your child’s education by getting to know your kids’ teachers.