Previous Tips of the Day

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.

Tip of the Day October 29

Learn more about the 40 Developmental Assets. Build assets in your kids today.

Tip of the Day October 28

With your child, interview someone your child admires to see how that person finds meaning in life.

Tip of the Day October 27

Keep a family calendar in a prominent place to track everyone’s activities and to avoid overbooking.

Tip of the Day October 26

Let kids figure out their own problems. Be helpful and supportive, but let them solve their difficulties.

Tip of the Day October 25

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

Tip of the Day October 24

Give your child your undivided attention whenever you can.

Tip of the Day October 23

Do things with children, not just for them. Play with them. Talk with them.

Tip of the Day October 22

React calmly and matter-of-factly when kids have meltdowns. Give them time to gain their composure. Then find out what upset them.

Tip of the Day October 21

Introduce your kids to magazines that interest them. Check them out of the library. If they get excited about one, consider subscribing to it in their names.