Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day, Jul. 29

You will always seem old to your kids, but that doesn’t mean you are old.

Tip of the Day, Jul. 28

As with life partnerships, most parents feel immature and ill-prepared at times. Know, though, that just as your child is maturing, so are you, and all you can give is your best shot.

Tip of the Day, Jul. 27

Let your kids be bored sometimes so they learn to entertain themselves.

Tip of the Day, Jul. 26

Your kids will have dreams that will seem odd or foreign to you. Don’t dismiss them. Instead, support your children’s efforts to explore new frontiers.

Tip of the Day, Jul. 23

Today’s world is fast-paced. Teach your kids by example that sometimes slow and steady actually does win the race.

Tip of the Day, Jul. 22

Take a walk this week with a family member and see where the conversations go.

Tip of the Day, Jul. 21

Let your kids see you get excited about something.

Tip of the Day, Jul. 20

Ask your kids to tell you what they most want from you—not material goods, but in terms of support.

Tip of the Day, Jul. 19

As a family, make a list of goals or a vision statement for how you want to be.

Tip of the Day, Jul. 16

Do something this week to help out another parent.