Roots: Then and Now The International Day of Families got me thinking back to when I was an ambitious young graduate student in 1977, a book, followed by a television miniseries, became international events.  The story, Roots, by author, Alex Haley, follows a family from its...

THE WELL-BEING OF TEENS The purpose of parenting as we define it in all Active Parenting programs is stated as: To protect and prepare children and teens to survive and thrive in the kind of society in which they will live. The world in which we...

Doc Pop's 52 Weeks of Active Parenting Social Media Weekly! Join Doc Pop for 52 Weeks of Active Parenting and learn positive parenting practices. While you're there, be sure to like us—click the links below—don't miss out! And don't forget to sign up for your FREE...

There are many pressing issues facing us today—racial injustice, division, and a lingering pandemic (just to name a few). Like fires in 3 rooms of the house, it is easy to be distracted from cracks in the foundation. We run around throwing water on the...

Do you need funding to implement your parenting program? APP’S Evidence of Effectiveness can help when applying for grants. You’ve heard the great news that ACTIVE PARENTING 4th Edition & Active Parenting of Teens are now LISTED AS EVIDENCE BASED WITH A SCIENTIFIC RATING on the CEBC registry...

Doc Pop's 52 Weeks of Active Parenting Social Media Weekly! Join Doc Pop for 52 Weeks of Active Parenting and learn positive parenting practices to reduce the risk of child abuse. While you're there, be sure to like us—click the links below—don't miss out! And don't...

Every month is a good month for racism awareness. “What we must do is commit ourselves to some future that can include each other and to work toward that future with the particular strengths of our individual identities. And in order for us to do this,...

The headline for this greeting could be the setup for a dark joke with a punchline like: We can be thankful that it’s almost over; that it wasn’t even worse; that we avoided civil war and didn’t get wiped out by murder hornets.   However, I...

Parenting is full of incredible, funny, and sometimes inspiring moments—and we could all use a laugh or inspiration during these difficult times. Share your favorite parenting moment with us. If your story is chosen to post on our blog you’ll get a FREE copy of...

Dear parent educators and those who support them, One thing we know about life on this beautiful planet is that from the smallest virus to the smartest human, no matter where you fit on the food chain, if your species has survived then you are adaptable....

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