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Parenting As Children Grow

It’s easy to feel like knowing how to be a great parent should just come naturally. But the truth is, every family learns as they go. And while kids don’t come with instructions, there are stages to growing up. A knowledge of parenting and child development can help you set realistic expectationsencourage positive behaviors and feel prepared for new challenges as children change and grow.

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.

Raising a Thinking Child

 Raising a Thinking Child is offered by UW-Extension Door County for FREE. Childcare and meal provided.  Raising A Thinking Child  (RTC) is an evidence-based parenting program for parents and caregivers of children 4 to 7 years (give or take) that… Continue Reading →

Just In Time Parenting

Just In Time Parenting is a FREE newsletter delivered by email. The newsletter subscriptions are child age specific (0-5 years) and each one contains guides on your child’s development, tips, tools for solving common parenting challenges, and coping strategies for… Continue Reading →

Vroom App

Your child’s born ready to learn—and you have what it takes to help them! Vroom tips add learning to mealtime, bathtime, bedtime, or anytime. By helping your child learn now, you get them ready for school, friends, and life. How… Continue Reading →

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 →

Wisconsin Law

The State Bar of Wisconsin offers a variety of popular law-related education resources that provide valuable information to the public, parents, teachers, and teens. Download the following free resources “What you should know about Wisconsin Law” and “Teens in the Law.”      … 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 →

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