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Parenting for Service Members and Veterans

Parenting for Service Members & Veterans
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This free online course provides parents with tools that strengthen parenting skills and helps them reconnect with their children. The course:
  • Helps parents deal with both everyday problems and family issues that are unique to the military lifestyle.
  • Features stories from actual Veteran/military families, interactive activities, and practical parenting tips.
  • Is anonymous and registration is not required. No personal information is ever requested or stored by the website.
No time to complete the whole course? No problem. You can go directly to any module that interests you.
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Toddler   grabbing his Army dad's cover while being held
Back into the Family
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School-  age girl looking sad and hugging her mom
Promoting Positive Parent-Child Communication
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Upset   teenager who is being consoled by her mom
Helping Your Child with Difficult Emotions and Behaviors
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Toddler   running around with paint on his face and hands
Positive Approach to Discipline
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Dad and   his son relaxing side-by-side with their eyes closed
Managing Stress and Emotions as a Parent
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Injured   veteran holding his son while they sit outdoors in a chair
Parenting with Emotional and Physical Challenges
Parenting2Go Mobile App
A Parenting2Go mobile app is available to users of iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch). The app provides on-the-go parenting resources including tips for managing challenging parenting situations, tools to help you increase positive communication with your children, guided exercises to manage stress, and tools to help you shift gears from work to home. Parenting2Go can be used alone or with the more comprehensive online course. The app is free and can be downloaded from the App store.
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Veteran Parenting has received numerous awards.