Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day March 29

Go through your kids’ toys. Fix those that are broken. Donate ones that your kids have outgrown or no longer want.

Tip of the Day March 27

When setbacks happen, show kids that they’re only temporary and that they can do things to make the situation better.

Tip of the Day March 26

Love kids unconditionally but praise them conditionally. Praise kids when they succeed and match the level of praise to what they accomplished.

Tip of the Day March 25

Listen to the dreams that your kids have. Help them make their dreams come true.

Tip of the Day March 24

Play together in ways that make kids laugh and enjoy the time with you.

Tip of the Day March 23

Break new tasks into small, manageable steps that children can master without becoming too frustrated.

Tip of the Day March 22

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

Tip of the Day March 21

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 March 20

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 March 19

Soothe your kids when they get upset. Teach them how to calm themselves down in healthy ways.