Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day May 16

Emphasize the importance of lifelong learning and not just grades and graduation.

Tip of the Day May 15

Help your kids identify adults they can go to if they need help. You can’t be with them every hour of the day.

Tip of the Day May 14

Decide which rules are negotiable and which ones are non-negotiable. Learning how to negotiate is a key skill kids need to learn.

Tip of the Day May 13

Expect kids to make mistakes as they learn and grow. Be patient with them and keep teaching them how to act.

Tip of the Day May 12

Sometimes when siblings fight, they’re battling for your attention. How can you give each child a bit more one-on-one time with you?

Tip of the Day May 11

Teach your children about independence and interdependence. Talk about the things that you are confident to do by yourself and the times that you ask others for help.

Tip of the Day May 10

Get excited about the things that bring your kids joy. Celebrate with them.

Tip of the Day May 9

Trust your kids to do the right thing. When they don’t, show them a better way.

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.