Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day, Jun. 10

The next time you or your child is feeling miserable at bedtime, remind yourselves that tomorrow is a brand-new, different day.

Tip of the Day, Jun. 9

Reading together is important. Choose one hour a week to be family reading time.

Tip of the Day, Jun. 8

Rather than always helping your kids solve problems, teach them skills to know what and how they can change, and what they must just accept.

Tip of the Day, Jun. 7

Recognize and respect that parents show their love for children in different ways.

Tip of the Day, Jun. 4

The next time your child lashes out at you, try responding with love rather than anger, such as, “I’m sorry you’re feeling that way right now. I love you, but it’s not okay to act this way.”

Tip of the Day, Jun. 3

Think of a tradition you want to start, revive, or preserve in your family. Make a short list of things you can do to accomplish this goal.

Tip of the Day, Jun. 2

Don’t try to always treat your kids exactly the same. Instead, honor their unique and positive differences.

Tip of the Day, Jun. 1

When you’re struggling with how to handle a situation involving your child, ask for his or her input.

Tip of the Day, May 31

Help your children—at every age—find positive outlets for their creative energy. This might include classes, crafts, physical activities, drama, or other activities.

Tip of the Day, May 28

Get to know your kids’ teachers so you can act as partners in educating your family.