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“What’s a Parent to Do Satellite Conference”

Tools for Parenting Pre-teens and Young Teens - September 2002, Bellingham Herald

WSU Parenting Page

Washington State University Cooperative Extension (WSUCE) provides research based information and quality training to parenting educators, child care professionals, parents and caregivers through a variety of methods. The WSUCE Parenting Team leads the efforts to support professionals, parents and caregivers. Our goal is to help colleagues share skills building opportunities, information, and professional resources.


Our goal is to to bring relevant information and useful links of current interest to families around the world -- updated on a weekly basis. Brought to you by North Carolina Cooperative Extension.

The Ups and Downs of Adolescence

The Ups & Downs of Adolescence is a national newsletter written by staff and faculty at Land Grant Universities across the country, and hosted on the internet by the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. Our mission is to provide access to practical, up-to-date, research-based information about the unique challenges of adolescence.

Principles of Parenting

The publications in this series are part of a total parenting program emphasizing understanding, guiding, and encouraging children. The publications are four to eight pages long and use simple statements of principles along with stories and illustrations to communicate the principles. Teaching guides are being developed to accompany each unit.

National Network for Child Care

Cooperative Extension System's National Network for Child Care is your link to an array of resources to support child care professionals, parents and guardians do the best job possible of caring for children. The site has newsletters, resources ona variety of topics and ways for you to engage with colleagues and specialists in the child care arena.

Talking with Children on Tragedy

Prepare Respond Recover - Recognizing Stress in Children

Sesame Street Parents - Tragic Times, Healing Words


Note: Links outside Washington State University provide an option for finding further information on a variety of Parent Education Resources. No endorsement of products or information is implied.


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