Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day, Feb. 11

The next time you feel out of control with your kids, stop, breathe, and be silenct for a moment. See how long it takes for them to notice and help fix the situation.

Tip of the Day, Feb. 10

Draw a simple time line of the significant events in your children’s lives. Admire for a moment how much has happened and all that you’ve done for them.

Tip of the Day, Feb. 9

Whenever you discipline your children, also remind them that you love them.

Tip of the Day, Feb. 8

Practice asking for help, advice, and kindness when you need it from others. Your kids will benefit from your well-balanced life.

Tip of the Day, Feb. 5

Tell your children how much you appreciate them and how grateful you are to have them in your life.

Tip of the Day, Feb. 4

At your next family meal, ask each person to say one positive thing that the other members contribute to your family.

Tip of the Day, Feb. 3

Show your kids how important family is by calling extended relatives to let them know how special they are to you and your kids.

Tip of the Day, Feb. 2

Together with your kids, do something for someone else, whether it’s making a financial contribution, baking cookies, or helping someone out.

Tip of the Day, Feb. 1

Make home the safest of places. Listen a lot. Laugh a lot. Hug a lot.

Tip of the Day, Jan. 29

Have a friend take an informal family portrait. Put it in a frame and display it in your home.