Parents’ Day celebrates and recognizes the important role of responsible parenting in every day family life. Families are a fundamental human institution, bonded by unconditional love and commitment.
Parents’ Day was established in 1994. In a time where society had become increasingly self-centered, President Bill Clinton signed a congressional resolution to commemorate Parents’ Day in an effort to promote family commitment and parental responsibilities.
At GPO we offer publications to further the appreciation and understanding of what great parenting can realize, to self, to your children, and the community. Take a look.
Parent Power: Build the Bridge to Success
Good advice for parents on how you can help your children be successful at each stage of their school life: from preschool, elementary school, middle school to high school. The booklet stresses the importance of a parent or caregiver’s influence and involvement in his/her child’s education process and schooling activities.
Parent’s Guide to Childhood Immunizations
In this colorful booklet parents will learn more about the role vaccines play in keeping their children healthy.
Make a Difference: Talk to Your Child about Alcohol
This guide is geared to parents and guardians of young people ages 10 to 14. It’s a handy booklet designed to help parents teach kids about the dangers of drinking alcohol.
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HOW DO I OBTAIN THESE RESOURCES?
Shop Online Anytime: You can buy eBooks or print publications —with FREE Standard Shipping worldwide— from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore at http://bookstore.gpo.gov.
- Click here to purchase Parent Power: Build the Bridge to Success
- Click here to purchase Parent’s Guide to Childhood Immunizations
- Click here to purchase Make a Difference: Talk to Your Child About Alcohol
- Click here to purchase Let Me Tell You How Dad Got Sick = Dejame Contarte Como Papa Se Enfermo (English and Spanish Languages)
- Click here to browse our Parenting collection
Shop our Retail Store: Buy a copy of any print editions from this collection at GPO’s retail bookstore at 710 North Capitol Street NW, Washington, DC 20401, open Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., except Federal holidays, Call (202) 512-0132 for information or to arrange in-store pick-up.
Order by Phone: Call our Customer Contact Center Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5:30 pm Eastern (except US Federal holidays). From US and Canada, call toll-free 1.866.512.1800. DC or International customers call +1.202.512.1800.
Visit a Federal depository library: Search for U.S. Government publications in a nearby Federal depository library. You can find the records for most titles in GPO’s Catalog of U.S. Government Publications.
About the author: Blogger contributor Ed Kessler is a Promotions Specialist in GPO’s Publication and Information Sales program office.