Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day May 8

The end of the school year is often full of activities that need adult volunteers. Help out at your child’s school by chaperoning field trips or assisting with events.

Tip of the Day May 7

Talk honestly about what to do when relationships get difficult. Kids want to learn how to have good relationships.

Tip of the Day May 6

Stay in contact with teachers about your child’s progress. You don’t have to wait for teachers to contact you.

Tip of the Day May 5

Try to talk about positives and possibilities instead of problems. This is a good model for your kids.

Tip of the Day May 4

Listen to what your kids say they want. You might be impressed by some of their great ideas.

Tip of the Day May 3

Volunteer to bring healthy treats to a practice for your child’s sports team.

Tip of the Day May 2

Point out what you like about your kids.

Tip of the Day May 1

Have a neighborhood celebration on the last day of the school year. Invite youth, parents, teachers, and other neighbors.

Tip of the Day April 30

Let your child express his or her unique personality. Kids reveal themselves through their clothes, their hairstyles, and the way they act.

Tip of the Day April 29

Spring cleaning, anyone? Help your child donate gently used things to charitable causes. Talk about having less stuff.