Parents often discover as children get older that building and maintaining a close, intimate relationship with your kids is as complex and rewarding as any other kind of relationship. It is so important for parents to establish a role of authority and guidance, as well as develop a strong sense of emotional support, acceptance, trust and honesty. Parents must learn to listen to their children, share in their growth experiences, let go when it is time for kids to explore who they are in the world on their own at school, at church, at summer camps, in dance classes and in many other scenarios and circumstances. There are a variety of resources available to parents online to help them develop ways of communicating and building long lasting, healthy, strong relationships with their children.
PBS Parents – A Great Way to Engage Your Kids
For many years PBS has been reaching out to families and providing quality television and Internet programming, resources and content geared towards helping parents strengthen communication and learning in the home. The PBS Parents website is fun, informative, and easy to navigate. Don’t allow feeling of isolation make cooperating and communicating as a family more difficult. Join the PBS Parents community and fidn the support you need to continue moving forward.
In 2011 PBS Parents was the first parenting website to win the prestigious Parent’s Choice Gold Award. They have also developed new Expert Q & A and Issues & Advice pages. Other sections of the site include:
- Child Development
- Kitchen Explorers (great for picky eaters)
- Education & Going to School
- Children with Disabilities
- Birthday Party Resources
- Fun & Games
Visit the PBS Parents website to find out how you can learn to connect more deeply and authentically with your children and help give them the tools they need to grow up healthy and strong in every way possible.