Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day April 30

Trust your kids to do the right thing. When they don’t, show them a better way.

Tip of the Day April 29

Tackle problems with your kids when they’re small. They’re easier to solve then.

Tip of the Day April 28

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 April 27

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

Tip of the Day April 26

When you take your kids shopping, be clear about the budget and what you will and will not buy. Otherwise, it’s easy for kids to pressure you to buy on impulse.

Tip of the Day April 25

Get your child a library card in her or her name. Go the library often and check out books.

Tip of the Day April 24

Give kids an allowance so they can learn how to manage money while they’re still young and you can influence their choices.

Tip of the Day April 23

Do something unusual to make family mealtimes more fun. Have a picnic on the floor in your living room.

Tip of the Day April 22

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

Tip of the Day April 21

Blow bubbles with your kids. See if they can catch a bubble and then use the bubble to catch another to create double-decker bubbles.