Previous Tips of the Day

Tip of the Day November 17

Make a paper chain out of construction paper (with one link for each day) to count down to a holiday or other special occasion. Remove one link each day.

Tip of the Day November 16

When kids get frustrated, offer them encouragement, support, and ideas on how to get unstuck.

Tip of the Day November 15

No matter how you feel, smile and be happy whenever you see a child.

Tip of the Day November 14

Find music from different parts of the world and listen to it as a family.

Tip of the Day November 13

Teach kids to use “I messages.” Encourage them to say, “I’m mad” instead of “You make me mad.”

Tip of the Day November 12

Make books and magazines a part of your everyday family life. Make time for reading every day.

Tip of the Day November 11

Allow your kids to develop at their own speed. Don’t push them and don’t hold them back.

Tip of the Day November 10

Partner with your child’s caregivers so that you’re both bringing out the best in your child.

Tip of the Day November 9

Spend time with your kids in a way that you both enjoy.

Tip of the Day November 8

Encourage your kids to be grateful. Teach them to say thank you when they’re the recipients of something nice. Have them write thank-you notes for gifts.