The next time you notice that your child is feeling really down, ask her or him to do a task with you. Keeping busy together is a great way to strike up fun, distracting topics of conversation.
Tip of the Day, Mar. 5
Find a way to “warm up” your relationship with your child, whether it’s sitting around a fire telling stories, snuggling under a blanket while watching a movie, or having a cup of tea or hot chocolate.
Tip of the Day, Mar. 4
Choose one lesson or value you want to promote for your child (such as helping others). This week, model it whenever possible.
Tip of the Day, Mar. 3
Pick one thing that you’ve never done but have always wanted to try, and then do it with your child.
Tip of the Day, Mar. 2
Tell your children today how very special and important they are to you.
Tip of the Day, Mar. 1
Never just tell your children how to resolve a situation. Talk, listen, offer insight, and help guide them toward an answer.
Tip of the Day, Feb. 26
As you help your children grow, find ways to grow your own spirit and soul. They will be inspired.
Tip of the Day, Feb. 25
Don’t try to fix all your kids’ problems. Do try to help them find solutions on their own.
Tip of the Day, Feb. 24
Do something today that makes you feel good about yourself.
Tip of the Day, Feb. 23
Encourage your child to try something new and challenging this week. Or to retry something that has been difficult in the past.