Site Spotlight: Parenting.org from Boys Town

by Nicole Hempeck on May 10, 2021

Parenting.org is a fantastic resource for all parents. It is a website sponsored through Boys Town, an organization that supports families most in need - whether that be due to financial, emotional or physical hardship. Their mission is:

Every day, through programs nationwide, Boys Town reaches out to help those who are most in need. We lift them up, heal their wounds and put them on the path to a brighter future.

Boys Town has been saving children and healing families for more than 90 years for two reasons:

  • We have an unwavering belief in the inherent potential that exists in each child, no matter what their circumstances.
  • We have the skill and knowledge to develop youth and family services that provide lasting, life-changing results.

Source: BoysTown.org

Parenting.org is a sister site of Boys Town - its a parenting resource for all that provides fantastic and comprehensive information for parenting.
What’s Great About This Site:

It offers coverage of topics that are taboo as well as common. It covers issues that are relatable to the birth, foster or adoptive parent. It meets the needs of all.

The Parenting Guides provide information on a variety of topics. And It doesn’t matter how many children you have, they each come with their own challenges and with that in mind, additional strategies for how to handle those challenges are always helpful. Below you can see some of the guides they offer on Parenting.org.

There are also guides on relationships and dating, potty training, communicating with teens, and harmful behaviors

In addition to the guides, they have an expert who is a licensed psychologist that answers questions from parents who submit them on the site, which cover the following topics:

  • Parenting Skills
  • Understanding Behavior
  • Discipline
  • Child Development
  • School
  • Social Skills
  • Connecting with Kids
  • Pediatric Health

What is great about this is, the topics are relevant to many families and therefore the answers provided can offer a potential solution to a larger audience, not just the person submitting the question.

If you’re looking for an additional parenting resource with sound advice -Parenting.org is one to add into your bookmarked pages.

image credit: Parenting.org


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