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101 Parenting Tips for New Parents

Jess Miller – Parenting dot Guide As a first-time parent, there will be a lot of unexpected circumstances and situations that you may not have expected. Newborn care is very important and an important start to your baby’s life, so… Continue Reading →

Review Lab: Guide to Parenting Reources

When you first have a child, there are issues that are paramount such as meeting the infant’s basic needs and addressing any medical concerns that might arise. As your child grows and develops, additional issues arise such as keeping them… Continue Reading →

Children and Adolescent Mental Health and Trauma

Why Technology Makes it Hard to Raise Mentally Strong Kids Psychology Today – Aug 14, 2017 According to research by the Kaiser Family Foundation, kids use their electronics an average of seven-and-a-half hours each day. And it’s becoming clear that too much… Continue Reading →

The Raising of America: Signature Hour

FREE Public Event: Light dinner and refreshments will be served A strong start for all our kids can lead to a healthier, safer, better educated and more prosperous and equitable America. The Raising of America – Signature Hour is the… Continue Reading →

Text4Baby

Text4Baby is a service from the National Healthy Babies, Healthy Mothers Coalition. Expectant and new parents can sign up to get weekly text messages about their child’s development.         

CDC: Developmental Milestones and Tracker APP

Print Milestone Checklist Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving “bye bye” are called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act, and move (crawling, walking, etc.).   Your… Continue Reading →

UW-Extension:Living with Your Teenager

As a parent of a teenager or a pre-teen, you may find it helps to realize that these normal struggles occur in every family. Once you know that, you an relax more and worry less about how your children are… Continue Reading →

Assigning Age Appropriate Chores

As parents, you have an endless list of tasks to do, from cleaning the bathrooms and preparing meals to taking out the garbage and unloading the dishwasher. What you may not realize, though, is that your children — even the little… Continue Reading →

CDC: Positive Parenting Tips

As a parent you give your children a good start in life—you nurture, protect and guide them. Parenting is a process that prepares your child for independence. As your child grows and develops, there are many things you can do… Continue Reading →

UW-Extension – Parenting and Family Relationships

UW-Extension Parenting and Family Relationships. Trustworthy resources to improve the quality of family life. Helping communities respond to issues such as childhood obesity, financial security, and aging. Providing leadership for policies that help children, youth and families succeed. Increasing knowledge… Continue Reading →

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