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...

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...

Encouragement for Active Parenting programs! Millions of parents have benefited from parenting education courses, and they couldn’t do it without capable group leaders. But why do they do it? Parents lead by example to raise children who will not only survive but also thrive. For leaders,...

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....

A common linguistic mistake has it that the Chinese word for “Crisis” is a combination of the characters for danger and opportunity. While this is not technically true, it has been so widely accepted that even native Chinese speakers have picked it up. I like...