Portrait of happy family with young kidsBeing a parent has its up days and down days. We at Building Families want to support you through it all. Below you will find some website links, information and materials that are helpful.


Infant and Toddlers

Positive Parenting Tips

Preschoolers – Routine guide

Great Books by Topic (for young children)

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Materials

  • CSEFEL Website: Tucker Turtle, Solution Kit, Social/Emotional Literacy & Feeling Faces
    • Scripted Stories for Social Situations
    • Tools for Working on “Building Relationships”
    • Book List
    • Book Nook
    • Teaching Social Emotional Skills
    • Tools for Developing Behavior Support Plans
  • PBIS Backpack Connection Series - The Backpack Connection Series was created by TACSEI to provide a way for teachers and parents/caregivers to work together to help young children develop social emotional skills and reduce challenging behavior.

Helpful Links – Available through the Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention (TACSEI)

Social and Emotional Development Links

Challenging Behaviors


Early Childhood and Early Intervention

Child Care Technical Assistance Network

Children’s Health

Children’s Mental Health

Improving Outcomes for Children and Families

Family Support and Parenting

National Resources

Collaborators' Links

Natural Disaster Resources

Resources for Children Ages 6-12

Resources for Teens (13-19)

Prairie Lakes AEA