Parenting Resources

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs an individual can have.  If you're a parent, you get plenty of suggestions on how to raise your child.  from experts to other parents, people are always ready to offer advice.  Parent tips, parents' survival guides, dos, don'ts, shoulds and shouldn'ts- new ones come out daily.  The truth is there is more than one "right" way to be a good parent.  Good parenting includes:

  • Keeping your child safe
  • Showing affection and listening to your child
  • Providing order and consistency
  • Setting and enforcing limits
  • Spending time with your child
  • Monitoring your child's friendships and activities
  • Leading by example 

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development 

Help for Parents Going Through Divorce

Helping Children Cope with Loss, Death, and Grief

Dealing with Temper Tantrums

Using Time-Out Effectively 

Consistency in Discipline 

Adolescent Rebellion

Positive Discipline and Your Teen