Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day Jan. 31

When parenting gets hard, don’t give up and don’t back down. Find others who can support you.

Tip of the Day Jan. 30

Do things with children, not just for them. Play with them. Talk with them.

Tip of the Day Jan. 29

Ask your kids which adults they admire most and why.

Tip of the Day Jan. 28

Recognize the major, positive influence you have on your kids—and on the kids around you.

Tip of the Day Jan. 27

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.

Tip of the Day Jan. 26

Know your parenting potholes, such as arguing with your kids in unproductive ways or avoiding important issues. Work to avoid falling in them.

Tip of the Day Jan. 25

Tell your kids you’re proud of them today. Be specific when you tell them why.

Tip of the Day Jan. 24

Encourage your kids to travel by reading books that take them to new places.

Tip of the Day Jan. 23

Encourage your kids to travel by reading books that take them to new places.

Tip of the Day Jan. 22

Find other parents to discuss the parenting issues you care about. Find ways to support each other.