Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day July 14

Summer Activity Idea: Have an alphabet scavenger hunt. Record your findings.

Tip of the Day July 13

It’s summer — Throw the rules out the window for a night (or two)! Shake things up a bit: head to the park even though it would normally be “too late,” eat popsicles for dinner, or leave the dishes and head to the drive-in.

Tip of the Day July 12

In a recent, national survey 28% of parenting adults and youth agree that their family adjusts easily when dealing with a big change. Get ideas for parenting through tough times here.

Tip of the Day July 11

In a recent, national survey, 94% of youth say they believe they can count on their family to support them when they have a problem or challenge. Learn more in today’s webinar.

Tip of the Day July 10

Track your miles this summer! Love to hit the road on a bike or on your feet? How far do you think you can go? Set a goal and get an inexpensive pedometer or odometer — or use an online mapping tool — and start tracking. That may be the extra push you need to get you out the door.

Tip of the Day July 9

In a recent, national survey, 48% of youth say they get distracted by their cell phone or a text message sometimes or often when they are talking to a parent. Put down the phone, and use these tips to help you become a better listener.

Tip of the Day July 8

In our recent, national Family Assets survey, 97% of parenting adults say they respect their youth’s opinions, even if they disagree. 90% of youth feel the same way. Learn more in our July webinar.

Tip of the Day July 7

Activity Idea: Have a building night. Create towers, cars, ships, planes, and castles out of Legos, wood, Tinker Toys, paper, and uncooked spaghetti noodles with mini marshmallows.

Tip of the Day July 6

It’s hot out there! Encourage your child to set up a lemonade stand. Learn from other young entrepreneurs and get inspired at http://www.lemonadeday.com.

Tip of the Day July 5

In a recent, national survey, 89% of parenting adults say they are confident their family can get through a problem or challenge together. 82% of youth agree. Learn more in our July webinar.