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Family Relationships Matter.

Your source for research-based information about
parenting and relationships for families and the professionals who serve them.

Parenting by Age

Find the best information for your child based on their age

April is Family Strengthening Month

Let’s unite for kids and families! At the University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension, we are committed to helping families raise children in safe, stable, and nurturing homes.

In 2023, we provided 600+ classes and 10,000+ educational contacts to parents and caregivers in Wisconsin. We know that children do well when their parents and caregivers do well. Join us!

Featured Classes

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Triple P: Positive Parenting Program

Want simple, proven strategies for raising children? Take a class to learn tools to manage children’s behavior, build strong relationships, and more!

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Raising children together while living apart? We offer classes for parents that are separating, divorcing, or changing custody of their kids.

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Continuing Ed for Early Childhood Teachers

Pull up a chair and join us online! We work with universities across the US to offer continuing education classes for early childhood professionals.

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