Select any layer in After Effects that has a parent.
Pick a horizontal and/or vertical constraint for the child layer.
Now you can freely change or keyframe the path, shape, or text of the parent layer and the position of the child layer will adjust automatically.
Normal parenting only affects the scale, position, and rotation of the children.
Parental Controls lets you attach layers to the actual bounding box of their parent. When the parent size changes (separate from scale) the child will move appropriately.
Yes! Parental Controls was designed with templates in mind. Please link to this page when you can!