Connected Parenting is a nonprofit organization comprised of local mothers, fathers, and alternative caregivers from the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Members of Connected Parenting strive to be emotionally responsive and connected to their children and families. Members believe that compassionate, connected parenting will allow children to grow into peaceful members of society. Members support one another in their parenting struggles and successes while striving to lovingly guide children through this very special time in their lives towards a secure and successful independence. The chapter in the Dallas/Forth Worth area originated in Highland Village, Texas near Flower Mound/Lewisville.