How Your Support Helps

By supporting Families First, you provide parents with workshop series that teach them to communicate better with their kids, to discipline in positive ways, and to build kids’ self-esteem. Even in poverty, kids thrive when they can count on a nurturing parent.

Secure and nurturing parent-child relationships are the foundation of every child’s well-being and future success. When you invest in Families First, you help children by building the skills and confidence of their parents.

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Parenting Tips

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Access hundreds of research-based, field-tested parenting tips.

  • Allow children to explore and follow their interests and support them in developing a sense of mastery.
     
  • Allow children to make choices and decisions. So that children feel they have some control over their lives, parents should allow children opportunities to make age-appropriate choices.
     
  • Allow children to make mistakes and experience the consequences. In rushing in to rescue their children, parents often rob them of an important learning opportunity.

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