Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day Oct. 13

Ask your child about his or her day. Find out the worst thing that happened—and the best.

Tip of the Day Oct. 12

Be spontaneous. Do something different as a family. Take a walk and do part of it backward, sideways—or by zigzagging or skipping.

Tip of the Day Oct 11

Talk about the transitions your family is going through. Discuss how everyone is dealing with the changes.

Tip of the Day Oct. 10

Cook a healthy meal with your family. Then enjoy the meal together.

Tip of the Day Oct 9

Work together with kids to make the environment better. Recycle. Use energy-efficient light bulbs. Walk more. Drive less.

Tip of the Day Oct 8

Be honest with kids. They know when you’re stretching the truth.

Tip of the Day Oct. 7

Get to know the friends of your kids. Learn their names. Find out what their interests are.

Tip of the Day Oct. 6

Talk about why kids should not use alcohol, smoke, or use drugs.

Tip of the Day Oct. 5

Attend a youth sports game, concert, or other youth activity. Cheer on the kids that you know.

TIp of the Day Oct. 4

Learn the names of the kids in your neighborhood. Say hi to them when you see them.