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Parenting advice (Foreldrehverdag)

Here you can find advice on topics and challenges that parents face in their everyday life

There is no blueprint for parenting and no families are alike. Something we all have in common – regardless of culture, background or ethnicity – is that children’s basic needs are the same.

Here you can find resources that:

  • give you advice on children’s needs and their development
  • help you understand your children better and communicate with them about what they experience
  • help you become more confident in your role as a parent

Articles in English

Video: Parents' hopes and challenges

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About Foreldrehverdag

Foreldrehverdag is an offer from the Norwegian Directorate for Children, Youth and Family (Bufdir) for all parents with children ages 0 – 18.

Foreldrehverdag consists of articles, videos and podcasts on topics and challenges that parents face in their everyday life. The content is developed in collaboration with experienced professionals and parents.

Find all our articles in Norwegian.

Foreldrehverdag is inspired by the International Child Development Program (ICDP), which is an internationally recognized program designed to support parents in their interaction with their children.