Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day, May 5

Give your children the best foundation possible so they’re better equipped to take their own path.

Tip of the Day, May 4

Start fresh tomorrow, regardless of what happened today. Your attitude will rub off on your children.

Tip of the Day, May 3

Regardless of whether you are religious, talk with your children about your spiritual beliefs. Why do you think you’re here? What keeps you going? What grounds you?

Tip of the Day, Apr. 30

The next time you have the urge to express your frustration through words, try a well-timed silence instead.

Tip of the Day, Apr. 29

If your child is having trouble in school, ask questions to get to the root of the problem. Is your child being bullied? Can he or she keep up in the classroom? Talk to your child’s teachers or counselors.

Tip of the Day, Apr. 28

When you see something that’s wrong, do something about it. If you can, ask your child to help you.

Tip of the Day, Apr. 27

As a family, do one new thing this week…something at least one of you has never done before.

Tip of the Day, Apr. 26

Don’t always bail your child out of trouble. Help her or him learn from mistakes.

Tip of the Day, Apr. 23

Plan a small celebration of each person in your family . . . just for being who they are.

Tip of the Day, Apr. 22

Think your child gets too angry, too easily? Talk to a counselor, clergy person, psychologist, or other professional. It rarely hurts to ask for advice.