Parent's Tips & Tools
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Parent Talking Points
Are you not sure what information is correct or what to cover when you talk with your children? These talking points will help!
Tips for Talking with Your Child About Drugs and Alcohol
How parents talk with children makes a huge difference in whether or not children hear and respond well. These tips will help a lot!
Parenting to Prevent Childhood Alcohol Use
Parents make a positive difference in their children’s lives by understanding more about parenting styles, genetics, modeling and communication. Great insights and tips!
Free Gun, Medication, and Refrigerator Locks for Your Home
FREE locks to residents of Marquette County – call 608-297-3135. Each lock has $15-25 value but is free to you. You can help prevent unexpected problems or disasters. Use special locks for guns, prescription medication, and beer, wine or liquor can stop easy access by children, teens, neighbors, friends and strangers.
HIPS - Virtual Teen Bedroom
23 minutes. Marquette County’s own Lauren, Melissa, Megan and John show you what to look for (and hidden places) in your teen’s bedroom that point to possible drug use. Feedback from parents is overwhelmingly positive.
Marquette County Parent Information Exchange (PIE)
Exchange tips and ideas. Ask a question. Find support. Get resources and information about family activities. Learn or teach a skill. Meet other parents. Enjoy. Catch an opportunity. Share something you know. Grow.
Parent Cafe Series (3 session)
Parent Cafes are a fulfilling way to talk, listen and support each other with the stressors, worries and challenges of parenting that many have struggled with alone.
They are unique in that every parent’s voice is heard.
They support parents in building friendships and a strong network of families who help each other stay strong.
They involve small group conversations are based on the Five Protective Factors and facilitated by a parent host.
Contact: Hannah Zellmer (608) 297-3139 or firstname.lastname@example.org