Topics & Information for Parents in South Carolina

Topics & Information for Parents in South Carolina

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From temperamental toddlers to navigating the teen years, you can find trusted advice and help below.

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Childcare & Education Information for Parents in South Carolina

Child Care & Education

Knowledge is power! Get help to navigate your kid's child care and school.

  • Finding quality child care
  • After-school care and activities
  • Helping your kids with their homework
  • Summer programs
  • How to choose a school

Child Development

Understand how your children grow and develop, and how you can help them along the way.

  • Bonding with your kids
  • Helping your kids handle hard things
  • Tracking your child’s growth and development
  • Surviving adolescence and navigating the teen years
  • Understanding developmental challenges


Every family needs a village. Explore how to build yours.

  • Volunteering
  • Making friends as an adult
  • Being a parent advocate
  • Faith resources
  • Libraries and other community centers
  • Building your village

Finances & Employment

Find education and resources to help your family survive and even thrive financially.

  • Medicaid, WIC, SNAP and more
  • Managing your monthly expenses
  • Financial literacy
  • Growing your income
  • Finding a job

Food & Nutrition

Eating healthy helps your family to thrive.

  • Healthy, fast and easy meals
  • School lunch solutions
  • Breastfeeding and baby food
  • Nutrition ideas for every age
  • Food allergies

Health & Mental Health

Build a healthy and strong family – body, brain and heart.

  • Understanding trauma
  • Stress and resiliency
  • Bullying
  • Screens, social media and your child’s health
  • Building your child’s team for health and wellness

Housing & Goods

Create a safe, secure and supportive home for your family.

  • Finding a place to live
  • Housing assistance programs
  • Affording a home
  • Maintenance, management and organization


Understand your rights, roles and responsibilities as a parent.

  • Guardian ad litem
  • Leaving your kids home alone
  • Divorce and custody
  • Birth certificates and social security numbers
  • Kids in trouble


Level up your skills and knowledge to be a confident and resilient parent.

  • Positive discipline
  • Bouncing back from the tough stuff
  • Boundaries with family members
  • Navigating changes and transitions
  • Healthy conversations
  • Disabilities


Keep your kids safe at home and on the go.

  • Home, car and crib safety
  • Online safety
  • Preparing for emergencies
  • Body safety (safe and unsafe touching)
  • Recognizing the signs of child abuse

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