Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day March 30

Find ways to help your kids connect with your extended family: grandparents, cousins, aunts, uncles, and others. Tips for getting relatives involved >>

Tip of the Day March 29

Teach your kids how to make good decisions. Explain that making good decisions sometimes means changing your mind.

Tip of the Day March 28

When your rules differ from others, point it out to your child and explain why you have the rules that you do.

Tip of the Day March 27

Notice when your kids are empathetic. Point out that you like this, and encourage their empathy to grow.

Tip of the Day March 26

When your kids get mad, help them to calm down. Then encourage them to say what made them mad and find solutions that work for them.

Tip of the Day March 25

Use cloth napkins instead of paper ones. Have each family member use a napkin ring that’s unique so you can use the napkins a few times between washings. More green family tips >>

Tip of the Day March 24

Get to know the parents of your kids’ friends. Find out what you have in common.

Tip of the Day March 23

Find youth activities that get your kids excited. Why balanced kids are happy kids >>

Tip of the Day March 22

Reflect on the good choices you’ve made as a parent. You’re doing a lot of things right.

Tip of the Day March 21

Attend school events with your child. Develop a sense of school pride.