About Parenting 24/7

Parenting 24/7 is a "one-stop" source of news, information, and advice on parenting and family life from University of Illinois Extension. Designed for parents and grandparents of children from birth through the teens, it provides feature articles with research-based information, video clips of parents and experts, breaking news and commentary, newsletters, and recommendations to the best parenting resources on the web.

The site includes video clips of real parents on the challenges they face and the strategies they use to solve problems, as well as parent ratings and comments on feature articles. Topics include childrearing challenges (such as tantrums, toilet training, discipline, and sleeping), "pep talks" (remembering the joys of parenting, sharing success stories), and strategies for fostering a strong family life (including coping with stress, family traditions and rituals, and managing couples relationships).

Who We Are

Parenting 24/7 is a project of the University of Illinois Extension Family Life Team and the Department of Human & Community Development, College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Project Director: Aaron Ebata, Ph.D.
Content Managment: Kristy Shih, Hyeyoung Kang, Kristina Mavers, Celina Trujillo, Kristy Shih, Kate Branscomb Debbie Banayan, Katie Kopchok, Zahava Steinberg, Mara Unterberger
Interviewers: Natasha Scott, Cathy Colbert Inman, Emily Rouge
Video Production: Brodie Betrand, Nicole Wiedner, Kat Linderman, Dennis Belogorsky, George Uricochea, Kristy Shih, John Tubbs

Meet our contributing authors.

Sponsors

Funding for Parenting 24/7 is provided by the Pampered Chef Family Resiliency Program and University of Illinois Extension. Additional support was provided by the Department of Human and Community Development and the Office of Research in the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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