Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day May 11

Decide which rules are negotiable and which ones are non-negotiable. Learning how to negotiate is a key skill kids need to learn.

Tip of the Day May 10

When your kids get bored, brainstorm ideas of what to do. If nothing sticks, give them space to figure it out for themselves.

Tip of the Day May 9

Laugh at your kids’ jokes. Encourage them to develop a healthy sense of humor.

Tip of the Day May 8

Introduce your kids to new people, ideas, and places to expand their world.

Tip of the Day May 7

Expect kids to make mistakes as they learn and grow. Be patient with them and keep teaching them how to act.

Tip of the Day May 6

Explore other nearby parks and playgrounds for free, fun, family time.

Tip of the Day May 5

Encourage family members to get enough sleep and to develop healthy bedtime routines.

Tip of the Day May 4

When disaster or tragedy strikes, respond positively as a family. Volunteer. Donate money. Help out in some way.

Tip of the Day May 3

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

Tip of the Day May 3

Sometimes when siblings fight, they’re battling for your attention. How can you give each child a bit more one-on-one time with you?