Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day Jan. 23

Encourage your kids to travel by reading books that take them to new places.

Tip of the Day Jan. 22

Find other parents to discuss the parenting issues you care about. Find ways to support each other.

Tip of the Day Jan. 21

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

Tip of the Day Jan. 20

Encourage your kids to ask questions about life, death, and other spiritual issues.

Tip of the Day Jan. 19

Place parental controls on what your kids can access through the Internet and on cable.

Tip of the Day Jan. 18

Tell your kids the truth—even when it isn’t easy. They don’t need to know all the details, but they need you to be honest.

Tip of the Day Jan. 17

Find positive role models for your kids. They’re in your community, your kids’ school, and at your work place.

Tip of the Day Jan. 16

Exercise together as a family. Go for family walks. Swim at a community pool. Play games.

Tip of the Day Jan. 15

Give kids a second chance (and a third and a fourth) when they make mistakes.

Tip of the Day Jan. 14

When you see news that goes against your values, talk about that with your kids. Help them learn from other people’s mistakes.