Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day July 27

Find ways to connect with other parents. Get to know them as you watch your kids’ activities.

Tip of the Day July 26

Encourage your kids to state their views and opinions about issues. Ask questions about what they think, and be supportive of their independent thinking.

Tip of the Day July 25

Notice when kids become jealous of other kids. Help them understand and work through their jealousy.

Tip of the Day July 24

Talk with your kids about what they’re seeing in movies and TV shows. Point out what you admire—and what you don’t. Explain why.

Tip of the Day July 23

Have predictable times for kids to eat, sleep, play, and relax. Kids thrive with routine.

Tip of the Day July 22

Help kids learn how to balance their schedules so they’re not overbooking or under-booking themselves.

Tip of the Day July 21

Maintain a warm, caring relationship with your kids even when they frustrate you.

Tip of the Day July 20

Encourage your child to participate in activities that nurture their spirit.

Tip of the Day July 19

Act in ways that you want your children to act. Don’t just tell them what to do and what not to do.

Tip of the Day July 18

When you take your kids shopping, be clear about the budget and what you will and will not buy. Otherwise, it’s easy for kids to pressure you to buy on impulse.