Families and Communities

Price County Parent Resources:

Child Care Directory Jan 2022
Chequamegon Community Play Group

Parenting and Family Relationships

Family relationships matter! Your source of well-researched, quality information about families and relationships.

Printed and Electronic Materials

The UW-Extension Parenting Website will connect you to research-based information for parents of infants to teens, all of the resources listed here, plus more!

Parenting Newsletters offer research-based information for parents of infants, young children, preschoolers and grandparents. Newsletters can be accessed online or in print at your county office.

Just in Time Parenting is a newsletter series that can be emailed to parents monthly and is specific to your child’s age and needs, from prenatal to age 5. The articles Include important information on child development, nutrition, health, safety, child care and much more.

Parenting the Preschooler fact sheets support parents and caregivers of preschool aged children. They cover a wide variety of topics including health, development and relationships.

Parenthetical is an e-newsletter, website and social network for parents of tweens and teens. Parents can connect and share ideas with other parents, as well as receive trustworthy information on parenting and teen development. Parenthetical features weekly articles about parenting topics based on research and the collected lessons and wisdom of parents.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren is a 10-part newsletter series for grandparents raising young children (birth to age 8). The focus is on family relationships and child development rather than legal or financial issues. Topics include: understanding child behavior, the importance of close relationships and open communication, and maintaining contact with parents.

“I Can Problem Solve” short video series is based on Dr. Myrna Shure’s evidence-based “I Can Problem Solve” program and introduces how parents and teachers can support children’s ability to think for themselves. Each video teaches one skill from the program that parents and teachers can try right now.  See the ICPS Video Handout for more information on each of the videos and to learn more.

Additional Links
Children in Between–a co-parenting program for divorcing and separating parents that is likely accepted by court systems https://online.divorce-education.com/
Home Alone–Preparing Children For Self Care: https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/homealone/ 
Family Living Program Impact Report Supporting-Children-Impact-Report-2017-031517

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