Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day June 20

Encourage your child to set goals in sports, clubs, or other organized activities. Ask if there is anything you can do to help meet those goals.

Tip of the Day June 19

Listen to the dreams that your kids have. Help them make their dreams come true.

Tip of the Day June 18

Encourage your children to have one or two out-of-home activities that are led by caring adults.

Tip of the Day June 17

Expect the best from your children; don’t expect perfection.

Tip of the Day June 16

Make your home a friendly, nurturing environment where people feel valued and loved for who they are.

Tip of the Day June 15

Talk with your child about her or his feelings and fears about safety. Discuss ways to help your child feel safe.

Tip of the Day June 14

Apologize to your child when you’ve done something wrong.

Tip of the Day June 13

Make sure kids of all ages have a voice in family decision-making.

Tip of the Day June 12

Encourage your child to compete with her or his “personal best” performance in school or in an activity.

Tip of the Day June 11

Build your kids’ self-esteem by loving them, accepting them for who they are, supporting them, and helping them to find other kids and adults who care about them.