Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day April 14

Check on your kids’ dental routine. How often do they brush? How long do they brush? (Two minutes is ideal.) Do they floss every day?

Tip of the Day April 13

Clown around with your kids in ways that make them laugh. If you’re stumped, consider getting a Whoopee Cushion.

Tip of the Day April 12

Pack a litter-less lunch. Use reusable containers and silverware. Avoid disposable drinks and food in disposable wrappers.

Tip of the Day April 11

If you have more than one child, make sure you’re not giving one child more attention than another. Kids notice.

Tip of the Day April 10

Take a trip down memory lane. Flip through a photo album of your child. Talk about what you remember when they were young.

Tip of the Day April 9

Stop power struggles with your kids by remaining calm. Then offer choices to break log jams.

Tip of the Day April 8

Help your kids clean their rooms. Put on music they like and dance (or sing) as your work.

Tip of the Day April 7

Rotate your art supplies to keep kids from getting bored. Switch between chalk, watercolors, markers, tempera paint, colored pencils, and finger-paints.

Tip of the Day April 6

Talk with your kids when they make money mistakes. (All of them do!) Discuss how to make better money choices next time.

Tip of the Day April 5

Take your child on a treasure hunt through your neighborhood. Collect a leaf, a feather, an acorn, and other things you find.