Parents say that raising their children is the most rewarding aspect of their lives—but that doesn’t mean it’s easy, or that parents always have all the answers. Here are some helpful link to keep yourselves ahead of the curve, or simply in the loop.
Online Parenting Class – Develop parenting skills for fostering respect, responsibility and kindness in children through the Priceless Parenting class. Learn to set firm limits, positively respond to misbehavior and build warm, loving relationships.
Drugs – Learn about the types of peer pressure students face, how to talk about the dangers of drug use and how to determine if your teen is using drugs at Parents. The Anti Drug
Health – If you have health concerns about your children, the American Academy of Pediatrics‘ site provides excellent children’s health information.
Media – Today’s children have unprecedented access to information and experiences through computers, the internet, video games, TV, and cell phones. Common Sense Media gives parents critical information about digital media choices like the latest “must have” video games.
Safety – Keeping your children safe is a primary responsibility of all parents. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children provides resources for keeping kids safe.
Sex – Talking to your kids about sexuality, puberty, and your values is important. There’s No Place Like Home … For Sex Education provides age-specific information for helping parents with these discussions.