Parenting Young Children

Parenting Ideas, Advice and Answers for Parents with Young Children

Parent Education Consortium

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16 Tools for Effective Parents encouages family bonding across the ages
A Book is a Child's Companion
Ages and Stages: 1 to 12 months

Ages and Stages: 12 to 18 months

Ages and Stages: 18 to 24 months

Ages and Stages: 2 years old

Ages and Stages: 3 years old

Ages and Stages: 4 years old

Ages and Stages: 5 years old

Ages and Stages: 6 to 8 years old

Ages and Stages: 9 to 11 years old

Balancing Work and Family: Avoid the Morning Rush

Balancing Work and Family: Coming Home - Making the Transition

Balancing Work and Family: Leading a Double Life

Child Care Checklist for Parents

Getting Ready for School Begins at Birth: Birth to 12 months
Getting Ready for School Begins at Birth: 12 to 24 months
Getting Ready for School Begins at Birth: Culture and Learning
Getting Ready for School Begins at Birth: Kindergarten Ahead
Getting Ready for School Begins at Birth: Language and Literacy Skills
Getting Ready for School Begins at Birth: Readiness
Getting Ready for School Begins at Birth: The Important Role of Adults
Getting Ready for School Begins at Birth: TVs Limited Role in Learning
Is My Preschool Child Hyperactive?
Little Listeners in an Uncertain World Learn strategies to help you and your child cope after traumatic events.
Pointers for Parents: Play to Learn

Understanding Children: Biting
Understanding Children: Disciplining your Toddler
Understanding Children: Disciplining your Preschooler

Understanding Children: Fears
Understanding Children: Language
Understanding Children: Learning
Understanding Children: Moving to a New Home

Understanding Children: Sharing
Understanding Children: Sibling Rivalry

Understanding Children: Television
Understanding Children: Temper Tantrums
Understanding Children: Toilet Training
Understanding Children: Toys
What is a Temper Tantrum, What Causes them and How to Prevent Temper Tantrums
Using Consequences

The PEC has a wealth of handouts available on a variety of topics related to child and family development. Below is a sampling of handouts readily available on some other topics that may help your family. Many handout topics are not listed. Please contact the PEC office at 319-377-9839 to order handouts, or to request information on topics not listed on the pages below.
Fatherhood
Parenthood and Marriage
Divorced Parents, Single Parents and Step Families
 

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