Use these helpful links to increase your knowledge of the issues regarding Parenting & Families:

Virginia Cooperative Extension Publications

Parenting & FamiliesChild Development, and Older Adults
Publications on a variety of issues including: Adolescents & Teens, Children, Families First, Health Care, Loss of Income, Managing Prosperity, Marriage & Divorce, Older Adults, and Stress.

Responsive Discipline
The Responsive Discipline on-line course will lead you through a series of lessons about discipline for your own personal study. All the information you need is contained in the linked pages to the course. There is no cost to participate, no tests or grades. You proceed entirely on your own, at your own pace.

Search Institute
Search Institute is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide leadership, knowledge, and resources to promote healthy children, youth, and communities. To accomplish this mission, the institute generates and communicates new knowledge, and brings together community, state, and national leaders.

Parents’ Action for Children (formerly the I Am Your Child Foundation)
Parents’ Action for Children is the voice of America’s parents.  It is a national non-profit dedicated to advancing the interests of families and young children.  Parents’ Action develops parent education materials, connects parents with one another, and fights for issues such as early education, health care, and high quality and affordable child care.