Parenting

Building Resiliency in Children - This webinar will discuss and define resiliency and why it is important. We will also discuss the characteristics of resilient children. …
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Parenting Teenagers

This webinar offers information about parenting teenagers. Learn more about teen development and your parental role. Get tips on how to maintain communication, provide discipline, handle deployment and take care of yourself as a parent through. …
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12 Can’t-Miss Parenting Resources for Military Parents

From new parent support assistance to newsletters packed with information, military parents have access to numerous resources to make your job of raising kids a little easier and a lot more fun.

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Parenting and Children – Resources

As a service member, you have access to a number of resources that can assist you with each phase of parenthood — from those sleep-deprived nights with your newborn to the busy days of helping your teen prepare for college. Here are some. …
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Parents & Guardians – The Essentials

Family relationships take extra care when you’re in the military. From deployments to single parenting, you’ll find resources on Military OneSource to help you and your family stay healthy and strong.

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Parenting and Children – Benefits

As a service member, you qualify for numerous military benefits that assist you with the expenses of raising a family, including adoption allowances and grants.

Parent Support Websites

These resources include information on adoptions, new parent support systems and other tools to help first-time parents. Adoption AdoptUSKids: AdoptUSKids is a federally funded project. …
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Parenting and Teen Stress

Teens juggle many things: fitting in at school, managing classwork and clubs, the daily tidal wave of hormones, and the ups and downs of high school romances.

Military Parent Resource Center

Active duty military parents can find support, tips and information in this resource center, facilitating positive parenting for all military families.

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Foster Parenting and Military Adoption

Military families who adopt or foster provide loving homes to children who need them. Learning about adopting or fostering while in the military will help you support your loved ones as they go through the process.

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Parenting Infants and Toddlers – The Essentials

Welcome to parenthood. It is the most rewarding and challenging job you’ll likely have. However, as a warrior, you are well trained and understand you need to rely on others for mission success. Military OneSource is part of your parenting support team, connecting you to valuable intel, resources and benefits so you can enjoy these first few years of parenthood.

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The New Parent Support Program

The New Parent Support Program helps military parents, including expectant parents, transition successfully into parenthood and provides a nurturing environment for their children.

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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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Parenting Youth and Teens – The Essentials

As a parent, your job is to raise children and teens to cope in healthy ways to 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 kids, helping you support your child at school and encouraging you to talk to teens about important topics like substance abuse and managing stress.

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Parenting Through Deployment – The Essentials

Your head’s wrapped around the whole deployment thing. You know what you need to do, you’ve planned your deployment, and you’re ready — or at least you’re getting there. But deployment preparation has an extra, important step when you’re a parent — preparing your children for each phase of the deployment cycle (before deployment, deployment and after deployment).

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Thrive Helps Military Parents and Children

Thrive is a free, online program for parents of children from birth to 18. It promotes positive parenting, stress management and healthy living.

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Ways to Secure More Parenting Wins

MilParent Power offers tools, tips and tactics to help keep children and families healthy, safe and strong.