Your Marriage (hard copy only)
Building Family Strengths (hard copy only)
Activities for Building Family Strengths (hard copy only)
Couple Relationships: Communication and Conflict Resolution
Divorce can be one of the most difficult
challenges facing today's families. The resources below can provide information to help you and your family. Check out the links for more information.
Building Strong Single-Parent Families
Co-Parenting After Divorce
Families Facing Divorce (hard copy only)
Non-Residential Parenting After Divorce
Single Parenting Packet (hard copy only)
Friendship and Support information click here. Check out these links for even more information.
Be Your Own Best Friend: A Plan for Improving Self-Esteem
(hard copy only)
It's Your Choice: Decision Making and Goal Setting
Stress For information on the physical and emotional signs of stress and how to reduce stress, click here. Check out these links for even more information.
Depression: What You Should Know
Fifty Stress-Busting Ideas for Your Well-Being
Handling Challenging Times
The Case Against Suicide (hard copy only)
is one of the
most rewarding roles a person will
ever fill. It can also be one of the most difficult. Parents shape a child
through their actions, words and love. The resources below
can help answer your questions about parenting.
Adolescence: Supporting the Journey from Childhood to Adulthood
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Parent's Guide to ADHD
Building a Positive Relationship With Your Child (hard copy only)
Children & Bullying: A Guide for Parents
Disciplina: Guia de los padres para los infantes los ninos pequenos
Disciplina: Guia de los padres para los ninos en edad le la escuela
Disciplina: Guia de los padres para los ninos prescolares
Discipline: A Parent's Guide for Infants and Toddlers
Discipline: A Parent's Guide for Preschoolers
Discipline: A Parent's Guide for School-Aged Children
Enjoying Each Child as an Individual (hard copy only)
The Importance of Fathers
The Importance of Play in Early Childhood Development
Weaving Together Family and Work
Grandparents can do more for us than anyone else in
world - they sprinkle stardust in our eyes. Check out these links for information on Grandparents raising grandchildren.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Parenting the Next Generation
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: What to Do the Second Time Around
The Very Important Roles
Helping family members
during times of crisis.
Nurturing family values and providing emotional
Providing a sense of family history
and passing down rituals, traditions, and family values.
Forming special relationships with grandchildren.
Children Feel Close to Grandparents
grandparent is an enjoyable person to be with.
grandparent has expressed special interest, love, and appreciation
have great admiration for my grandparent ~ the attitudes and values
or the things my grandparent has accomplished.
can relax and feel comfortable around my grandparent.
grandparent helps me feel proud of myself
know my grandparent will always be available to help me or encourage
and support me.
grandparent listens to and understands me and treats me as an individual.
grandparent’s admiration makes me want to be a credit to my
grandparent expresses much affection for me with words and hugs.
grandparent has taught me many things.
Source: Kennedy, G.E. (1991). Grandchildren’s
reasons for closeness with grandparents. Journal of Social Behavior
and Personality, 6, 697-712 as cited in Parenting: A Life Span Perspective
by Carole Martin & Karen Culbert, 1997.
Check out the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren website, Building Bonds Across Generations, and the links on the right for more information.