Essentials for parenting



Parenting is hard work! CDC’s Essentials for Parenting is a free, online resource which helps parents of toddlers and preschoolers handle common behavior challenges.

Essentials for Parenting explains key strategies which help in building positive, healthy relationships between parents and children such as:

  • positive communication,
  • clear directions, and
  • consistent structure.

This resource is available in both English and Spanish and offers:

We know that all children and parents are unique. This resource is designed to help parents make the best decisions that work for their child and family.

Users can increase their parenting confidence by visiting Essentials for Parenting today!

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