Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

Successful Parenting

Parenting is the best — and hardest — job in the world! Join our family class (kids welcome!)  where we learn to:

  • Stomp the ANTs (Automatic Negative Thoughts)
  • Avoid Communication Boulders!
  • Create “My Time” with our kids

Strengthening Families Program (Parent Education) Series 

(Once a week for 8 weeks)

Contact your County Coordinator or send us an inquiry:


You are the biggest influence in your child’s life. Help your child be happy, healthy, and successful by bringing your family closer together.

Raising a child is one of the hardest challenges we face in our lives but it is also one of the most important. As a parent, you are the biggest influence in your child’s life. By learning the best parenting practices, you can give your child a better chance of being happy and healthy. If you start to bring your family closer together then your children will be more likely to stay out of trouble and avoid problems later in life. You have the power to make a huge difference in your children’s life.

Our Strengthening Families Program wants to work with you to improve the relationships between you and your child. Through our series of courses you can expect to learn ways to communicate, discipline, and problem solve to help your child grow and prevent negative behavior.


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Funding for this project was provided by the United States Department of Health and Humans Services, Administration for Children and Families, Grant #90FM0099. These services are available to all eligible persons, regardless of race, gender, age, disability, or religion.