Below are links to some information we thought you might find useful. From safety issues to selling that Halloween costume your child wore only once, we hope that these resources will help address some of your concerns.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is the authority for information on medicine recalls.
The Poison Post e-newsletter is a great resource for keeping up to date about poisons in the today’s ever-changing world. Register now so you will have the information should you ever need it.
The National AfterSchool Association is the leading voice of the afterschool profession dedicated to development, education, and care of children and youth during their out of school hours.
News and recalls from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
PEP (The Parent Encouragement Program) classes and workshops teach practical parenting skills geared to each stage of your child’s development, whether you’re looking for new parenting techniques or faced with serious parenting concern. Here you can see a list of their upcoming workshops.
The Code of Ethical Conduct from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Parents often ask us about the appropriate age for children to begin learning to read and write. If you have any questions after checking out this resource, feel free to email us: email@example.com
NAEYC’s new For Families website is a powerful resource that you can use in your work with young children and their families. It includes a wealth of research-based information about children’s learning and development that families can trust.
Child Development tracker and age-by-age insights.
A website designed to provide the information and tools parents need to understand their unique child/children and to enable them to help each child develop into the successful human being they were meant to be.
A very popular and respected blogger – motherlode adventures in parenting.
Don’t let the name fool you, as this local listserv is for all parents, but yes, you’ll find mostly moms posting about a variety of topics, from pediatrician reviews to recommendations for finding a selection of narrow-sized shoes for two-year-olds.
Zero to Three offers great resources to help with a variety of challenging behaviors, from toddler aggression to defiance and more.
Zero to Three also offers a long list of resources to help with sleep issues from birth to toddler.
This website provides excellent resources about finding and evaluating childcare.
Here are some videos that we think you may find helpful.
Help your child manage exposure to scary news stories
Dr. Rosemarie Truglio, VP of Research and Education at Sesame Workshop, shares some insights with PBS’s The Parent Show as to how to help your children handle scary stories they are exposed to in the news.
Brazelton on feeding your children
World-renowned pediatrician T. Berry Brazelton, MD, elaborates on feeding children.
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