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

Salem Mom and Daughter

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

  • Help children develop the skills they need to stay true to their values. It is not enough to “just say no.” Children need concrete strategies for resisting societal pressures.
  • Giving children the language and actions necessary to make sensible choices is challenging yet imperative.
  • Role Model: Children learn so much from watching their parents. A child's parents are their first and best teachers.

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