Previous Tips of the Day

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.

Tip of the Day July 2

Nap when your kids nap. If your kids have outgrown naps, have a quiet time so family members can rest and have some downtime every day.

Tip of the Day July 1

Parent with your spouse or partner. Create a united front so that kids know what to expect (instead of who to play against whom).

Tip of the Day June 30

Try to take a family photo at least once a year. Consider including your pets.

Tip of the Day June 29

Ask your child to draw a picture of your family. Then display it in your home or office.

Tip of the Day June 28

Keep in touch with family members who are far away via email, postal mail, video voice calls through the Internet, and other creative ways.

Tip of the Day June 27

Make sure kids wear helmets when riding bikes, trikes, and skateboards.

Tip of the Day June 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 June 25

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

Tip of the Day June 24

Ask your kids silly questions to jumpstart their imaginations. Ask: What would people look like if they chewed with their noses? Or what would our pet say if he or she spoke English?