Be Involved, Be Informed,
Be Connected.

We provide education, information and a communication network to inform parents about social and developmental issues. With these tools we strive to help parents communicate openly, effectively and consistently with their children.

Spring Seminar 2019

GAMING: Pastime, Problem or Passion?
Read our full coverage article on this seminar.

Fathers Forum 2019

SELF-IMAGE IN A SELFIE CULTURE:
Read our full coverage article on this event.

Teen Scene 2019

Read our full coverage article of Teen Scene 2019

A PRACTICING PARENT is Now Posting

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Be Involved, Be Informed,
Be Connected.

We provide education, information and a communication network to
inform parents about social and developmental issues. With these
tools we strive to help parents communicate openly, effectively and
consistently with their children.

About Us

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Spring Seminar 2019

GAMING: Pastime, Problem or Passion?

Read our full coverage article on this seminar.

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Fathers Forum 2019

SELF-IMAGE IN A SELFIE CULTURE:

Read our full coverage article on this event.

Read More

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Teen Scene 2019

Read our full coverage article of
Teen Scene 2019

Read More

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A PRACTICING PARENT
is now posting!

Check Out PIA's New Blog

From the Editor – February 2019

Parents: Don’t Be Fooled by the Dual Face of JUUL

A few years ago, you’d probably heard of e-cigarettes but may have been vague on Juul, and could be excused if you had no idea how to spell it. But that state of innocence is no longer acceptable. Now, Juul is not only a word most parents have heard, it’s a huge teen health problem. The little electronic cigarette that resembles a flash drive has become a teen sensation, thanks to its power to deliver a mind-blowing hit (one tiny Juul“pod” carries the equivalent of an entire package of cigarettes) or to double as a THC drug delivery system (yes, kids load their Juuls with other drugs, too).

Six Parenting Tips From My S. African Safari

My family and I had an awe-inspiring opportunity to experience a South African safari this month. The animal kingdom is gruesome, inspiring, incredible, frightening and fabulous all at once! With a 14-year old and a 5-year old, my husband and I did not know what to expect, but it was an incredible bonding adventure for all of us. It was also an opportunity to learn some great parenting lessons. As a mom, I couldn’t help but fixate upon Mother Nature’s babies. Whether it was a baby elephant, zebra, or giraffe, we ooh’ed and ah’ed over...
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