Previous Tips of the Day

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.

Tip of the Day December 20

Have your kids help out with meals. They can set the table, help prepare the meal, or cleanup the dishes.

Tip of the Day December 19

When others tell you how to parent (and you disagree), thank them nicely but remind them that you’re the parent of this child.

Tip of the Day December 18

On a clear night, look for constellations in the sky.

Tip of the Day December 17

Read the newspaper’s comics as a family. Enjoy a good laugh together.

Tip of the Day December 16

Allow your kids to express all feelings, but be clear about appropriate ways to do so.

Tip of the Day December 15

Monitor your child’s stress levels. Each child reacts to stress differently, so become acquainted with how they act under stress.

Tip of the Day December 14

Encourage your kids to cut down on drinking soda pop since it raises their risk for developing cavities and diabetes.

Tip of the Day December 13

Volunteer at your child’s school or preschool in a way that you enjoy.