Previous Tips of the Day

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.

Tip of the Day October 20

Thank your kids when you see them making good choices and when they help out.

Tip of the Day October 19

When you listen to your kids, give them your full attention. Ask questions. Learn more about their perspectives.

Tip of the Day October 18

Encourage your child to set savings goals and achieve them. Celebrate when they do.

Tip of the Day October 17

Place limits on the amount of time your child sits in front of screens: TV screens, computer screens, video games screens, and so on.