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There is no manual for being a parent, but there is an effective, researched and tested model. Let us help you.


Technology. Let us help you understand the positives, negatives and everything in-between.


It’s easy to criticize kids when they’re bad, but what about praising them when they’re good? Read More.

Boys Town’s Parenting Principles are based on decades of real-world experience with tens of thousands of families... and it really works! So if you are a parent or grandparent of a toddler, a teen or someone in between, check our our Parenting Guides for articles and videos from experts and the help you need to be the best parent you can be.

A Guide to Communication Skills

Communication skills, which Boys Town denotes as social skills, are often taken for granted as adults. Things such as how to follow instructions, how to listen and how to disagree appropriately are (hopefully) second nature to us. For kids, however, these important skills need to be taught and modeled by parents, and most of them are built upon clear communication.

Learn more in our Guide to Parenting in the Digital Age.

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