Previous Tips of the Day

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.

Tip of the Day Oct. 25

Practice ways your child can resist negative peer pressure.

Tip of the Day Oct. 24

Find out what gets your child excited to jump out of bed in the morning.

Tip of the Day Oct. 24

Help your child succeed in school by attending parent-teacher conferences and school events.

Tip of the Day Oct. 23

Set clear rules of how you want your child to act. Then have clear consequences when those rules are violated.

Tip of the Day Oct. 23

Ask your child what he or she believes in most. Find out why.

Tip of the Day Oct. 21

Help your child to plan ahead. Show how good plans have a number of steps.

Tip of the Day Oct. 20

Do art with your child. Make a craft. Do something creative.

Tip of the Day Oct. 19

Ask your child which friends attend a religious congregation. Talk about why spirituality matters to certain families.

Tip of the Day Oct. 22

Attend a cultural event. Become more familiar with people of different backgrounds.