Navigating Middle Childhood: A Fun Guide for Parents of 6 to 8-Year-Olds

Navigating Middle Childhood: A Fun Guide for Parents of 6 to 8-Year-Olds

Parenting during middle childhood is fun and exciting. Your kids are buzzing with energy and curiosity. They are also starting to show off their newfound independence. While parenting this age group offers many blessings, it is also a source of anxiety. That’s why our team at Nantucket Family Resource Center (NFRC) provides parenting education and…

Helping Your Child Become a Successful Adult — Parenting Tips for Young Adults

Helping Your Child Become a Successful Adult — Parenting Tips for Young Adults

Give yourself a pat on the back. You’ve done a great job so far! Now, your child is entering the final phase before adulthood. While young adults are physically developed, remember that their minds are still growing, and they still need your guidance. This is an exciting time for you. Yet, it also gives parents…

Mastering the Preteen Years: Essential Parenting Tips for Ages 9-12

Mastering the Preteen Years: Essential Parenting Tips for Ages 9-12

Raising preteens (kids aged 9-12 years) is a journey through a dynamic phase of development. This period is marked by rapid growth, not just physically but emotionally, socially, and intellectually. As parents, understanding these changes and knowing how to support your child through them is key. From navigating friendships to fostering independence, here’s a comprehensive…