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MilParent Power is Help for Parents

MilParent Power offers helpful information and practical tools to help busy military parents build family togetherness, readiness and resilience.

Parenting requires smarts, skills, and focus— it's an "always-on" job that takes time to master. Parents are always learning, and that growth helps you and your family become stronger together.

MilParent Power helps you can find tools, information, hacks and more to:

  • Be informed and prepared. Learn more about child development and behaviors, and how you can support your child through each stage of development.
  • Build your parenting skills. We’ve gathered insights from experts in the fields of child development, early learning, psychology and more. And we’ve translated them into easy-to-understand tips and guidance for your information or action.
  • Tap into a community that supports you. The military community is also a parenting community, and there are lots of ways you can find the benefits and resources you need, around the clock.

Engage with, bookmark and share our tips and key resources so you and other MilParents can score a #MilParentWin every day.

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Additional News and Resources for Parents

  • Just in Time Parenting is a free parenting newsletter designed to deliver information specific to your child’s age and needs directly to your inbox.
  • Zero to Three works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development.
  • Birth to Five: Watch me Thrive! encourages healthy child development and support for the families and providers who care for them.
  • Safe to Sleep provides information, materials and tips to ensure parents follow safe sleeping situations and positions for infants and babies.
  • FOCUS, or Families OverComing Under Stress, is a program designed to help prepare families like yours in readiness for tomorrow. FOCUS services are available through the virtual TeleFOCUS program, allowing couples and families to meet with a FOCUS Provider using video teleconference. FOCUS Mobile resources are also available for families on the go.
  • Centers for Disease Control Positive Parenting Tips provides tips and information on child development, positive parenting, safety and more.

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Military OneSource’s MilParent Power connects you to your best MilLife.