The district also has a central lending library of books, DVDs and tapes on topics like child development and educational topics for parents, as well as offering parenting
classes, and pulls in tens of thousands of hours of volunteer work each year, thanks in large part to a part-time volunteer service coordinator in every one of the district's 43 schools.
This program announcement solicits research aimed at increasing parenting
capacities while simultaneously focusing on the reduction, elimination, or prevention of one or more high-risk health behaviors or poor health habits in youth and adolescent children.
Yet "family values" remains the call to arms of many who support restricted parenting
This paper reviews the literature and formative research findings describing pregnant and parenting
teens' expressed needs for support and mentoring programs.
Moreover, parental involvement was a better predictor of school adjustment and engagement than other measures of parenting
behavior, including monitoring and expectations.
In other cases, parental involvement has been conceptualized as parenting
style or family interaction patterns.
This program would enlist university faculty and students to respectively teach mathematics, language arts, and parenting
and coping skills to parents and middle grade students.
Just as dog owners are expected to use pooper scoopers, observe leash laws, and not ask for subsidies, parents are expected to potty-train their children, keep them quiet and well behaved, and let the joys of parenting
be their own reward.
A Sealed and Secret Kinship by Judith Modell, provides an intriguing, highly-readable overview of American attitudes toward adoption, foster care, and parenting
ability relies on a complex and unquantifiable mix of skills and emotions.
A keyword search for books on parenting
yields 23,096 titles.