Parenting Tips & Supports Page

Parenting Resources - Babies

Find resources to help you care for a new baby. Learn safe sleep tips, how to calm a crying baby, and ways to manage parenting stress.

Parenting Resources - Toddlers

Toddlers, children who are 1 to 3 years old, are ever changing. Check out these tips for toddlers and preschoolers.

Parenting Resources - Kids

With kids ages 4 to 12, balancing work, play, and school can be a full-time job. Find support with these useful tips.

Parenting Resources - Tweens and Teens

Hormones, independence, and peer pressure are only a few pre-teen and teen challenges. Let us help you with this journey.

Father's Playbook

Fathers play an important and unique role in the lives of their children. These tips and resources support fathers and help set their children on a path to success.

Get Parenting Tips offers parenting advice and resources for children of all ages.

Popular Parenting Topics

Understand child development, keep your kids healthy, tackle discipline, and stay in the know on how to keep your kids safe.

Technical Assistance Library

The Child Care Regulation Technical Assistance Library provides resource documents on a variety of early childhood topics for both child care providers and parents.

Access and Visitation Hotline

The Office of the Attorney General’s Child Support Division has the Access and Visitation toll-free hotline providing easy access for non-custodial parents to basic legal information and resources regarding visitation in their child support orders.

Child Support

The Office of the Attorney General’s Child Support Division helps to ensure all children receive the support they need and deserve by helping families establish paternity, obtain court orders for financial, medical and dental support for children, and enforce child support orders.

Find a Job

Search one of the largest job databases in Texas, register for work so employers can find you, and get résumé writing and interviewing tips.

Mental Health

Find important information, resources and organizations that support family mental health and wellness.

Parent Education Classes

Supports and resources are available throughout Texas. Explore individual programs and find one near you.

Parenting Skills

Raising kids can be a full-time job. It's not always easy to do but it's possible when you have the tools and help you need.

Baby to Belly Newsletter (Pregnancy to 1)

Sign up for the free Belly to Baby Newsletter and we'll send you information throughout each stage of your pregnancy and baby's development, up until baby's first birthday.

Real Tips for Real Life (Kids 1 to 5)

The Real Tips for Real Life newsletter is a monthly update for parents with children between the ages of 12 months to 5 years old.

Bright by Text (Kids 0 to 8)

Bright by Text provides quality information and trusted resources to parents and caregivers of children prenatal to age eight through free text messages.

Foster Parents and Adoption

Open your home and heart to a foster child today.

Foster Grandparent Volunteer Program

If you're 55 or older, and want to share your experience and compassion, you may have what it takes to be a Foster Grandparent volunteer.

Prevention and Early Intervention Community News

Sign up for email updates about the latest in Department of Family and Protective Services prevention and early intervention resources.


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