Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day November 8

Encourage your kids to be grateful. Teach them to say thank you when they’re the recipients of something nice. Have them write thank-you notes for gifts.

Tip of the Day November 7

Vote for political candidates that support education, family-friendly work policies, and asset-building practices.

Tip of the Day November 6

Get close to young children. Squat. Sit on the floor. Kneel down so that you can interact with them eye to eye.

Tip of the Day November 5

When your kids lie, say, “people in our family tell the truth.” Be clear that you value honesty.

Tip of the Day November 4

Model how much you enjoy learning. Tell your kids what you learned today and why you found it interesting.

Tip of the Day November 3

Physically touch your child today. Snuggle with a young child. Touch the shoulder or the back of your teenager.

Tip of the Day November 2

Cheer on kids when they show you they’ve done something new, such as riding a bike, playing an instrument, or skipping.

Tip of the Day November 1

Vote for school board members who are about kids, education, and asset building.

Tip of the Day October 31

Treat kids equally—no matter what their circumstances or abilities are.

Tip of the Day October 30

When parenting gets hard, don’t give up and don’t back down. Find others who can support you.