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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.

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 →

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 →

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.). CDC Developmental… 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. SIGN UP         

101 Parenting Tips for New Parents

Jess Miller – Parenting dot GuideAs 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 you… 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 →

I Can Problem Solve

I Can Problem Solve (ICPS), formally called Interpersonal Cognitive Problem Solving (also ICPS), is an evidence-based, universal primary prevention program that helps children, as early as age four, learn: Alternative solution thinking – ability to generate a variety of solutions… Continue Reading →

Zones of Regulation

  Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it. -Charles Swindoll Self-regulation is something everyone continually works on, whether we are cognizant of it or not.  We all encounter trying circumstances that test our… Continue Reading →

Empowering Parents

Empowering Parents connects families with actionable tips, tools, and child behavior programs to help resolve behavior issues in children ages 3-23. What you’ll find on Empowering Parents Content-rich articles: Help for parents that they can use right away. We start… Continue Reading →

Growth Mindset

Parenting is really hard. Having a growth mindset helps. Research shows that parents can have a powerful impact on their childrens’ mindsets. The language you use and the actions you take show your children about what you expect. Giving process… Continue Reading →

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