Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day Nov. 8

When kids sell something, consider buying it. Support their causes.

Tip of the Day Nov. 7

Talk about current events with your kids. Explain why current events matter.

Tip of the Day Nov. 6

Make sure your child is safe in your neighborhood. Find the McGruff House (or apartment) nearest you.

Tip of the Day Nov. 5

Encourage your child to admit mistakes. When you make mistakes, do the same.

Tip of the Day Nov. 1

Emphasize the parts of learning that help your child to be motivated to do well in school. If your child wilts at memorizing, find another way to help your child learn the information in a fun way.

Tip of the Day Oct. 29

Become the parent you’ve always wanted to be.

Tip of the Day Oct. 28

Encourage your child to find adults at school who they care about. Teachers. Librarians. Cooks. Aides. Volunteers. School bus drivers. They’re out there.

Tip of the Day Oct. 27

Learn if there’s anything that’s making your child feel uncertain or out of control. Find ways to empower your child.

Tip of the Day Oct. 26

With your child, identify the adults who your child enjoys being with.

Tip of the Day Oct. 26

When you get upset as a parent, stop and take a deep breath. (Or many breaths!) Calm down before you decide what to do next.