Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day April 23

When disaster or tragedy strikes, respond positively as a family. Volunteer. Donate money. Help out in some way.

Tip of the Day April 22

Exercise together as a family. Go for family walks. Swim at a community pool. Play games.

Tip of the Day April 21

Place parental controls on what your kids can access through the Internet and on cable. Tips for keeping kids safe online >>

Tip of the Day April 20

When you see news that goes against your values, talk about that with your kids. Help them learn from other people’s mistakes.

Tip of the Day April 19

Show your kids how to budget their money so that they know how to use money well. Tips for talking about money with your kids >>

Tip of the Day April 18

Help your kids to cope well when bad things happen. Teach them how to be resilient >>

Tip of the Day April 17

Notice when your kids are acting differently and talk to them about it.

Tip of the Day April 16

Ask other parents about family activities they enjoy doing. Then try something they recommend.

Tip of the Day April 15

It’s okay to get overwhelmed from time to time as a parent. Be patient with yourself.

Tip of the Day April 14

Give young people appropriate and important responsibilities within the family. For example, ask a younger child to help an adult do laundry, or ask an older child to prepare a meal.