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Parent - Child  Being a parent is one tough job.
Full of rewards, beautiful moments, laughs, and love. But the reality of raising children today is that parents become overwhelmed, exhausted, and stressed.

We get it.
We're the The Children’s Trust and we know how the life of a parent can be. In communities throughout the state and in the pages of this website, we provide parents with the expert information, tips, and support they need and deserve to be the best parents they can be.

What you can expect.
The Children’s Trust created One Tough Job to support parents by providing them with current, reliable, and practical information on a variety of parenting topics related to raising children from infancy through adolescence. We aim to provide a general overview of topics, drawing from a variety of reputable and reliable sources.


Parent  Did you know?

Children Push Our Buttons

Many times your child’s behaviors, words, and expressions are positive. They can make you to stop and look at the world in a different way or cherish a moment in time, like the first time they tell you they love you. Sometimes, however, your child’s behaviors may cause you to feel embarrassment, frustration, and even anger.

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Kids  OTJ Highlights

The importance of homework

At times, it may seem like your child’s homework is endless and with your busy schedule, helping him complete his homework can seem like an impossible task. However, completing homework is an important part of your child’s education; it not only helps him practice what he is learning in the classroom, but it also encourages self-discipline and a sense of responsibility. Elementary school is the foundation for your child’s school experience, and you want to do the best you can to make it a good one.

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