Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day June 23

Instead of thinking only about what you can teach your kids, figure out what they’re teaching you. Adults can learn from children as well.

Tip of the Day June 22

Be honest with your kids when you’re feeling sick. Find ways for them to help you, such as bringing tissues or playing quietly.

Tip of the Day June 21

Allow kids to succeed and fail. They learn from both.

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.