Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day December 2

Create a shopping list before you go into a store. Explain to your kids that making a list (and sticking with it) helps you budget your money well.

Tip of the Day December 1

Ask your child how he or she spends time during recess and lunch.

Tip of the Day November 30

Learn more about media ratings so that you can teach your kids about them.

Tip of the Day November 29

Help your kids understand the needs of each family member. Some go to sleep earlier than others (and need some quiet). Others need to be more physically active.

Tip of the Day November 28

Be honest if you have a bad habit. Then show your kids how to develop healthy habits.

Tip of the Day November 27

Involve your kids in family decisions so that they’re more apt to buy into them.

Tip of the Day November 26

Instead of buying gifts for birthdays and holidays, make gifts with your kids.

Tip of the Day November 25

Give your kids practice at public speaking. Have them read a book aloud or have them learn about a subject and then stand up in front of your family and talk about it.

Tip of the Day November 24

Be careful that your worries don’t become your kids’. If you’re often fretting about your weight, guess who may also start to worry about that?

Tip of the Day November 23

Display your favorite photos of your kids. Then take out the camera and snap some more.