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Topics relevant to having and sustaining a strong family.

Plain Talk for Parents

YoungStar connects parents to tools and information to help them raise healthy, happy kids! Learn what to look for when selecting a child care provider; find information on early childhood education, nutrition and healthy learning environments; and discover activities that… Continue Reading →

CDC: Parent Information

The Centers for Disease Control has a huge amount of information on several different topics. The Parent Information section addresses challenges, concerns and general information related to children from Pregnancy to age 19. They have lots of helpful tools as… Continue Reading →

WI Facets

WI Facets mission is to provide and broaden opportunities that enhance the quality of life for children and adults with disabilities and their families, with emphasis on support for underserved families in the community. WI Facets aims to connect your… Continue Reading →

Managing Big Emotions and Parent Self Care

What if, through our relationship, an understanding of child psychology and brain development, and a shift in perspective, we could find a way to be in harmony with our young children and grow alongside them? If you would like a… Continue Reading →

Student Success

The Department of Public Instruction works with local schools to ensure students reach their full potential. In Wisconsin, student success is much more than test scores. We strive to prepare all students for whatever life brings them after school by instilling the… Continue Reading →

Northeast Regional Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Wisconsin has five Regional Centers dedicated to supporting families with children and youth with special health care needs and the providers who serve them. The Centers are staffed by specialists who can help get answers, find services, and connect you… Continue Reading →

Five for Families: Helping Kids Understand Feelings

Every day is full of teachable moments. Help your child learn how to express and manage their feelings with lots of positive attention. Children learn best by watching what people around them say and do, so model the behaviors you’d… Continue Reading →

Five for Families: Parenting as Children Grow

False starts and setbacks are a natural part of growing up—for children and parents. The important thing is to keep learning about Parenting as Children Grow and to consider trying a new parenting idea.

Five for Families: Connecting with Others

Building trusting relationships and staying connected can be as simple as calling a friend, making a play date, joining a new community group or offering to help out a neighbor. Sometimes reaching out to others can feel awkward, but it… Continue Reading →

Five for Families: Building Inner Strength

Inner strength isn’t something you have or don’t have. It’s more like an emotional muscle that gets stronger the more you use it. There are things you can do to practice resilience before, during and after times of stress.

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