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No matter how famous, how smart, or how prepared you are, parenting an adolescent can be a daunting task. Parenthetical is designed to help and support you as you prepare to meet that challenge.  It’s a blog, a website and a social network, all in one place, where you can talk with other parents and interact with experienced parenting educators and adolescent development experts from University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension.

Parenthetical can help you . . .

  • Understand your child better
  • Improve your relationship with your child,
  • Decrease your stress and
  • Connect with a community of parents experiencing similar joy and challenges as they parent preteens and teens

As a registered member of Parenthetical (membership is FREE!), you will be able to:

  • Leave comments and pose questions on the site
  • Receive email newsletters about new materials on the site
  • Register for weekly giveaways
  • Be the first to enroll in small group, limited capacity events, such as video conference
    discussions and presentations with special guests
  • Volunteer to take part in university-based research and provide feedback about your experience with Parenthetical