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Websites for Parents

ABC Parenting - http://www.abc.net.au/parenting/ - A one-stop location for advice on raising children from pregnancy all the way through to school years. It presents factual content about everything from health and nutrition to appropriate media and games.

American Academy of Family Physicians - http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/children/parents/behavior/368.html - The information on this American Academy of Family Physicians website has been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the AAFP.

American Academy of Pediatrics - http://www.aap.org/parents.html - This site is dedicated to the health and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

Awesome Library - http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Office/Main/Involving_Family/Parenting.html - This site organizes more than 10,000 reviewed web resources for parents, students, teachers, librarians, and community members.

Born to Read: How to Raise a Reader - http://www.ala.org/alsc/issuesadv/borntoread - Created by ALSC, this site provides tips for reading, book sharing, websites, emergent literacy, and booklists that can be shared with parents.

Center for effective parenting - http://www.parenting-ed.org/ - Provides links for parent educators to parenting-information and parenting-resources on the web.

Child and Family WebGuide - http://www.cfw.tufts.edu/ - Links to rated web sites on child development, parenting, learning, and mental health by experts from Tufts University.

Children, Youth and Family Consortium - http://www.cyfc.umn.edu – A web site that bridge to a wide range of information and resources about children and families. It connects research, teaching, policy, and community practice.

Childtrend’s DataBank - http://www.childtrendsdatabank.org/index.cfm - Created by a self-described nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization; parents, students and researchers can find a wealth of information here from seat belt use to parents’ educational attainment.

Coast Kids Parenting OC Style - http://www.orangecountykidsmagazine.com/ - Coast magazine for OC parents with access to current issue online.

Colorado Parent Information and Resource Center - http://www.cpirc.org - Funded by the Department of Education, most sections of this site are of interest to the parent educator and contains a section for parents under Resources.

Connect for kids - http://www.connectforkids.org/taxonomy/term/325 - A site that provides visitors the information and tools they need to learn about issues affecting children, families, and communities and to take action to improve policies and programs.

Education.com - http://www.education.com/worksheets/ - Make learning fun with these colorful worksheets for kids! Browse by grade or topic to find the perfect printable worksheet to support learning at home.

Family Education - http://www.familyeducation.com/home/ - Parenting information with educational printables, games, activities for kids, child development tools, parenting ideas & advice, etc.

FamilyTLC - http://familytlc.net/ - Provides tools to busy adults by enhancing and encouraging learning to enrich the parent/child relationship.

Hand in Hand - http://www.handinhandparenting.org/ - A parent resource for helping crying infants sleep, managing toddlers tantrums, fostering adolescent success, and helps parents acquire the skills they need to build and rebuild close connections with their children.

iParenting - http://www.iparenting.com/ - A parenting community with articles, tools and advice about preconception, pregnancy and babies.

Kaboose - http://funschool.kaboose.com/parent-teacher/index.html - One of the online resources for parents, caregivers and educators seeking information, resources and activities to engage and share with their students and children ages 3-11.

KidsHealth.org - http://kidshealth.org/parent/ - Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, it provides families with accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information they can use.

Kid Source - http://www.kidsource.com - This site offers a variety of articles, products and services related to each specific age category, as well as links to other sites.

National Institute on Media and the Family - http://www.mediaandthefamily.com/ - Research your family’s media viewing habits! Provides a rating system called KidScore, which rates TV shows, movies, and video and computer games from a family oriented perspective.

The National Parenting Center - http://www.tnpc.com/ - Parenting authorities (doctors, psychologists, and parenting experts/authors) offer advice for parents and offers a variety of advice for children in each stage of development.

Orange County Parenting - http://www.parentingoc.com/ - A locally community-focused magazine from cover to cover, provides time-starved parent with a combination of practical how-to information and a hand-picked calendar of family-focused events.

Parents Anonymous Inc. - http://www.parentsanonymous.org/ - Seeks to prevent child abuse by offering programs where parents, children, and youth learn new behaviors and create positive changes in their lives.

Parents as Teachers - http://www.parentsasteachers.org/site/pp.asp?c=ekIRLcMZJxE&b=272091 - A program created by Early childhood professionals to help parents understand their role in encouraging their child's development right from birth that could help prepare children for school and life success.

Parent Center - http://parentcenter.babycenter.com/ - An easy-to-navigate one-stop resource designed to help parents of children ages 2 to 8 better manage and enjoy the day-to-day challenges of raising great kids.

Parenthood.com - http://www.parenthood.com – Parents can subscribe to free weekly electronic newsletter and can access articles, surveys, and chat with other parents during live and scheduled chats.

Parent News - http://www.parent.net - Parenting articles, news, advice and tips on a variety of topics can be found on this site.

Parenting - http://www.parenting.com/- This site provides resources for parents of all children of all ages and relationships (e.g., step-parents, grandparents, parents of pre-schoolers, etc.).

Parenting Press - http://www.parentingpress.com/ - In addition to a catalogue of Parenting Press publications (books aimed at problem solving for parents and for children), this site has parenting tips and great summaries of books offered.

Parenting Teens - http://www.parentingteens.com/ - All of the articles are organized by topic: Teen Health; Education; Troubled Teens; Teen Drug Abuse; Tips For Parenting Teens, etc, and have been written by parents that have gained experience by raising teens of their own.

PBS Parents - http://www.pbs.org/parents/childdevelopment/ - An online resource that's filled with information about your child’s development from birth through the early school years.

Raising Children Network - http://raisingchildren.net.au/ - An Australian parenting website that provides a comprehensive, practical, expert child health and parenting information and activities covering children aged 0-8 years.

Yahoo - http://dir.yahoo.com/Society_and_Culture/Families/Parenting/Magazines/ - Yahoo’s directory of Parenting Magazines.

Zero to Three - http://www.zerotothree.org/site/PageServer?pagename=par_parents – A national nonprofit organization that informs, trains and supports professionals, policymakers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.

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