• Are you frustrated by your child’s behavior?
  • Are you confused by all of the parenting advice you read?

You are not alone! Most parents feel the same way you do. Some parents continue to stay on the “parenting treadmill”, trying to just get through each day. Other parents realize that is does “take a village” to raise a child and reach out for help.


  • Being a parent with a plan, a parent who feels confident in their role
  • Learning to respond to your child, rather than reacting to their behavior

Parenting is one of our most important jobs. It’s never too late to develop a meaningful relationship with your child…a relationship that will continue to grow as your child grows. Your relationship with your child is important to their future.

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Parenting Partners envisions a world where parents are inspired to create and enjoy positive relationships with their children. As a result of their endeavor, the lives of children and families will be greatly enriched.

Bonnie Compton, APRN, BC, CPNP