As a parent, your job is to raise children and teens to cope in healthy ways with changing circumstances like deployments, moves and new schools. Military OneSource is there to help you parent at every stage, offering guidance on making moves easier for your children, helping you support your child at school and encouraging you to talk to teens about important topics like substance abuse, managing stress and establishing safe and healthy relationships.

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Thrive Helps Military Parents and Children

Teenagers need their parents more than ever. Learn how to support and nurture your child through adolescence with this free online program.

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Tools for Parenting After Suicide

Resources are available for those whose loved one died by suicide. This article provides important steps to take, as well as resources for support and connection with others who have been down this difficult path.

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20 MilParent Power Tips to Step Up Your Parenting

Parenting is a perfect example of family readiness and resilience — it’s an “always-on” job. Like a military mission, responsible parenting requires attention, smarts, skills and support. Here are 20 tips to help you step up your parenting and improve your child-rearing skills. Everyone wins with responsible parenting.

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Getting the Most from Military Kids Connect

MilFams have access to Military Kids Connect, an engaging, fun website and online community that connects military youth to discuss upcoming moves, healthy relationships, wellness and more.

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Top Military OneSource Parenting Resources

You have a busy life working, caring for the kids, cleaning the house, running carpool and making dinner. Military OneSource understands that and does your homework for you. We highlight the latest resources, information and advice on parenting so that you don’t have to spend hours at the computer on your downtime looking up services.

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MilParent Power Toolkit

MilParent Power helps military families build their readiness and resilience with tips and resources. Use this toolkit and its resources to support your MilFamilies.


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