Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day Jan. 6

Help your child clean his or her room. Donate gently used things to charitable causes. Talk about having less stuff.

Tip of the Day Jan. 5

Go to the zoo together. Discover interesting animals (and people) together.

Tip of the Day Jan. 4

Avoid being the only parent in your kids’ lives. Find other adults who can help your kids grow up well.

Tip of the Day Jan. 3

Apologize to your kids when you lose your cool. Parents aren’t perfect.

Tip of the Day Jan. 2

Listen more to your kids and talk less.

Tip of the Day Jan. 1

Take your kids to regular doctor and dentist visits to keep them healthy.

Tip of the Day Dec. 31

Ask your kids what they want to do as a family. Then do it.

Tip of the Day Dec. 30

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 Dec. 29

Create a shopping list before you go into a store. Explain to your kids that making a list (and sticking with it) helps you budget your money well.

Tip of the Day Dec. 28

Talk about what items cost, such as eating out or an extra-curricular activity. Teach kids about the value of money.