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Tip of the Day December 30

Teach your kids that the world revolves around all people—not just them.

Tip of the Day December 29

Insist that your kids wear warm clothes outside in cold weather.

Tip of the Day December 28

When you tell your child the rules, explain why. Kids are more likely to follow the rules when they make sense to them.

Tip of the Day December 27

When you drop off your child at a friend’s house, stop in and say hello to the parents. Get to know the parents.

Tip of the Day December 26

Set time limits for doing electronics so that kids can get physical activity. (If they don’t want to move, then they’re done with electronics for the day.)

Tip of the Day December 25

Consider attending a religious community to introduce your kids to people of many ages and to teach them positive values.

Tip of the Day December 24

Be sensitive to the changing needs of your child as he or she grows up.

Tip of the Day December 23

Learn more about your ancestors. Find out their stories of how they valued families and children.

Tip of the Day December 22

Encourage your kids to get to know their cousins.

Tip of the Day December 21

When your kids start making a lot of noise, think of it as a your family’s unique symphony before you tell them to quiet down.