Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day November 19

Give children opportunities to plan and to lead some family activities.

Tip of the Day November 18

Thank a teacher, principal, custodian, substitute, or other school staff person for her or his efforts.

Tip of the Day November 17

Ask your children to read to you as they learn to read. Show them that you are excited about their reading.

Tip of the Day November 16

Teach your children how to care for special things, such as toys, books, or plants, by themselves.

Tip of the Day November 15

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Tip of the Day November 14

Ask your parenting partner what you can do to ease her or his stress level.

Tip of the Day November 13

Continue to show affection to your teenage children by spending time with them—even if you’re not doing or talking about anything special.

Tip of the Day November 12

Start a conversation with your family about communication. Do you all speak positively to each other? Do you trust each other and talk openly? What can you do to improve communication?

Tip of the Day November 11

Actively honor Veteran’s Day with your family by attending a parade, making cards for veterans, or hanging the flag. Discuss why you recognize the holiday with your kids.

Tip of the Day November 10

When you and your child disagree, do or say something to show that you still care.