Parenting Support

Click the below PDF for access to concrete support and services that address a family’s needs and help minimize stress caused by challenges. One-stop-shop for access to information and resources for Scott County families.
The subtitle of this book is: How to Transition from Motivated Student to Happily Employed Adult.
Written by an adult with physical disabilities, this guide is filled with the information she wished she had during her formative high school years.
Feel free to check it out, if interested, on
New Prague Area Chapter Family Resources can be found in the PDF below. Email New Prague PFLAG directly for meeting info. (Email listed at top of resources

A top tier resource for parents. You won't want to miss this! Visit Keep Connected for the Keep Connected resources. Go to "Parents & Families" to learn how to bring out the best in your family.

Super site, including specific information about overindulging children! Check it out!

Insight for parents on what the teen years are all about. Visit MIT Human Resources

Visit Psychology Today for critical information about a child and teen use of electronics.

Great article about the importance of building resilience in youth from a young age.  A must-read for any parent. Read this article from Psychology Today.

Read good advice from Stanford Children's Health

A non-profit organization that provides free clothing exchange for families in need who reside in the New Prague Area School District. Families, age birth through adult are welcome to exchange their non-fitting clothing for clothing that fits. Welcoming and comfortable atmosphere. Located in the Community Education building in New Prague. Open by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, email [email protected].
Lists nearby parent support groups.  
Feeling isolated and overwhelmed by your child's behaviors or mental illness?  Not sure where to start or who to talk to? No time to attend support groups or classes?  Even phone calls a challenge?  Email the parent e-Warmline and connect with a parent peer specialists.              

Read this work by Harvard University.  Page 6 details "Ten Developmental Tasks of Adolescence."  Page 7 gives concrete strategies of five essential parenting skills.  Excellent resource for all parents. 

Read the PDF below for simple suggestions about how to spend quality time with your teen.