Tip Sheets For Parents & Families

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Master List of Tip Sheets

TS 500 Master List

Behaviors in Young Children

TS 507 Reducing Homework Hassles
TS 509 Quieting Quibbling Siblings
TS 515 Identifying and Coping With Your Child’s Unique Temperament
TS 566 Helping the Angry Child (2)
TS 582 Dealing with Biting

Parenting/Grandparenting Tips

TS 504 Communicating With Your Child
TS 505 Fostering Independence in Your Child
TS 506 Getting It All Done: Encouraging Your Child To Help Out At Home
TS 508 Developing Family Rules and Routines That Work
TS 510 Learning How to Listen To Your Child
TS 511 Creating Evening Routines That Work
TS 512 Helping your Child Make Good Decisions: Encouraging Responsibility
TS 513 Confronting Unrealistic Myths About Parenting
TS 516 Building Self-Esteem In Your Child
TS 518 Helping Children Say Goodbye
TS 525 Why Inclusion?
TS 526 Children with Special Needs (2)
TS 529 Making the Most of Summertime with Fun Activities (2)
TS 532 Grandparents + Children = Love (2)
TS 536 Toilet Learning for Toddlers
TS 543 Ten Tips for Parents
TS 569 When Children are Rejected

Children’s Development Activities

TS 501 The Early Years are the Learning Years – Children and Books: Begin the Connection Early (2)
TS 502 The Basic Characteristics of Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers and School-Agers
TS 514 Encouraging Your Child To Love Reading
TS 517 Survival Kit for Working Parents With Adolescents
TS 521 On the Home Front With Your Infant
TS 522 On the Home Front with Your Toddler
TS 523 On the Home Front with Your Preschooler (2)
TS 524 On the Home Front with Your School-Age Child (2)
TS 528 Creative Art Projects for Your and Your 3 & 4 Year Old (2)
TS 534 Discussing the News with 3 to 7 Year Olds (2)
TS 535 The Internet and Young Children
TS 573 Developing Good Readers (3)
TS 575 Literacy for Preschoolers


TS 503 Communicating With Your Child’s Caregiver/Teacher
TS 533 Building Parent/Teacher Partnerships (2)

Research Topics

TS 555 On the Brain (Part 1): What Does New Research on Infant Brain Development Mean to You?
TS 556 On the Brain (Part 2): Exercise Your Brain


TS 541 How to Get Your Kids to Enjoy Fruits and Vegetables
TS 564 Obesity in Children – What Can be Done? (2)
TS 565 Before Your Pregnancy: A Daily Dose of Folic Acid Reduces Chance of Birth Defects
TS 570 Cutting Back on Sugary Snacks (2)
TS 571 Why Are Baby Teeth Important (2)
TS 572 Cool Summertime Snacks (2)

Quality Child Care/Child Care Options

TS 519 Quality Child Care: A Parent’s Choice
TS 531 Making Child Care Work for Everyone (2)
TS 537 All in the Family – Can Relatives Provide Quality Child Care?
TS 539 The ABC’s of Choosing Quality Child Care
TS 540 Searching for the Stars (3)
TS 544 Temporary Care, Sitting Services and Nanny Agencies
TS 553 Your Child Care Options
TS 554 Licensing and Accreditation
TS 567 The Business of Child Care: Is It For You? (2)
TS 600 Choosing Summer Camps

Grief and Loss

HSB 01 Helping a Child Cope with Illness and Hospitalization
HSB 02 Helping a Child Cope with Stress
HSB 03 Helping Children Cope with Military Deployment
HSB 04 Helping Children Cope with Natural Disasters
HSB 05 Helping Children Cope with Separation and Divorce
HSB 06 Helping Children Cope with the Loss of a Teacher or Classmate
HSB 07 Helping Children Cope with the Serious Illness of a Family Member
HSB 08 How Caring Adults Can Support a Grieving Young Child
HSB 09 How to Talk to Kids about Death
HSB 10 Understanding Maturational and Situational Losses
HSB 11 Understanding What Grief and Loss Looks Like to a Preschooler
HSB 12 When a Friend Dies
HSB 13 When a Grandparent Dies
HSB 14 When a Parent Becomes Unemployed
HSB 15 When a Parent Dies
HSB 16 When a Parent Is Incarcerated
HSB 17 When a Parent Loses a Limb or Loss of Normal Ability
HSB 18 When a Pet Dies
HSB 19 When a Sibling Dies
HSB 20 When Children Are Placed in Foster Care