Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day October 12

Talk with your kids about the values of characters they see in movies, TV shows, or read about in books. Which values are important to your family?

Tip of the Day October 11

Make creativity a part of everyday life. Listen to (or make) music. Do arts or crafts. Do puppet shows or dramatic storytelling.

Tip of the Day October 10

Teach your kids about your heritage. Acquaint them with their cultural and ethnic heritage.

Tip of the Day October 9

Ask your kids which adults they admire most and why.

Tip of the Day October 8

Be sensitive when your kids have relationship troubles. Listen to what they’re struggling with.

Tip of the Day October 7

Teach your kids to be open and curious about diversity and to get to know young people who are different from them.

Tip of the Day October 6

Follow three key steps to teach your child something new. 1. Show your child how to do it. 2. Do it together. 3. Watch your child do it by him- or herself.

Tip of the Day October 5

When making family decisions, factor in your faith and your family values.

Tip of the Day October 4

As your kids get older, occasionally have each of your kids include a friend for your family times. Have fun together.

Tip of the Day October 3

Encourage your kids to take speedy showers. See if they can get clean in 5 minutes or less.