Ruth E. Freeman, LCSW, founder of Peace At Home Parenting LLC, brings three decades of parenting education experience to her work with diverse parents. Ruth is the founder of Peace At Home Parenting LLC, an innovative online parenting education program where parents get immediate solutions through apps on computers, tablets or phones.
The University of Connecticut studied Ruth's online classes and concluded that they had significant impact in:
- Increasing the level of support parents feel in facing their everyday lives
- Reducing dysfunctional parental discipline practices (this includes over reactive discipline and parental hostility)
- Increasing parents' sense of control and competence with their children
Ruth is co-founder of the Connecticut Parenting Education Network and lead author of Building Family Futures, a University of Connecticut train-the-trainer parenting education curriculum. She has also served as the Family Services Director for The Cove Center for Grieving Children and was Family Services Manager for EASTCONN Head Start. Ruth trains parenting educators across Connecticut in evidence-based strategies.
Ruth’s approach to parenting education incorporates her clinical experience with children and families in crisis, as well as key concepts synthesized from a wide range of sources. This evidence-based approach reduces the difficulties many parents experience when applying their new skills.Ruth freely and humorously shares the real-life blunders, challenges and successes she has experienced applying positive parenting as a mom, stepmom, foster mom and “Nana”.