Read some of the studies and research that goes into the ParenTeach Institute programs and imagine the impact implementing these parenting courses into high schools across the nation could have.
The internet offers a wealth of parenting knowledge, but not everything is based on sound research. We'll share a few of the resources we trust below.
"Age-appropriate conversations about anxiety and depression can achieve a number of things. For one, talking to your kids normalizes these feelings and show children that it's OK to acknowledge and express them. Secondly, communication ensures children know a parent's stress and anxiety aren't the kids' fault. Lastly, when parents talk about what they are doing to deal with these feelings, they are showing their children how to deal with hard feelings of their own."
Parenting Guides, Today.com
"Benchmarks and tips for your child's academic, physical and social emotional growth."
When do Teens Feel Loved by Their Parents, Maryam Abdullah, UC Berkeley
Collinsville teacher featured in documentary for parenting curriculum, The Intelligencer
Age-Related Reactions to a Traumatic Event, NCTSN (The National Child Traumatic Stress Network)