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How Can We Help with Your Parenting Today?

Take the short-cut to the most popular resources on our site for different age groups.

Hand in Hand Parenting: The Podcast

When children's behavior is difficult, parents need support, good information, and practical tools to reduce stress, understand their child's emotions, and build cooperation and warm connection in the family. Join Elle Kwan and Abigail Wald as they share useful examples and stories from real parents, like you.

Parent Support Group on Facebook

Created to provide a safe, supportive place to discuss the use of the Hand in Hand Parenting approach using a peer support model. In this moderated group, we're all here to help one another.

What Do I Do When My Toddler Hits Me or Other Children?

These are simple practical things you can do when your toddler hits, kicks, bites, or has other aggressive behaviors.
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Get the book! "Listen: Five Simple Tools to Meet Your Everyday Parenting Challenges" is here!

“Captures the heart and soul of Patty Wipfler’s groundbreaking work with parents and families. This remarkable book describes the tools of Hand in Hand Parenting with clarity, and then applies them with thoughtfulness and compassion to the real struggles of parents.” 

~ Dr. Lawrence Cohen author of Playful Parenting, The Art of Roughhousing, and The Opposite of Worry.

training for professionals in Hand in Hand Parenting Tools

This special program is designed for psychologists, therapists, social workers, teachers, early childhood professionals, medical professionals, members of the clergy, and parent outreach workers. 20 CEUs available from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. The online classroom is open and ready for you now. Small-group mentoring calls begin in September.

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Decode Your Child's Difficult Behavior

Join one of our Certified Parenting instructors and a small group of other like-minded parents for a six-week journey to discover the marvelous ways in which the Hand in Hand Tools can help you understand your child's behavior. Whatever behavioral challenges you are facing at home, this online parenting class supports you right where you are in your parenting and gives you the right tools to move things forward.

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