Resources

These are websites you might enjoy visiting for additional information.

Parents, Kids and Teen Health Issues

Parents, Kids and Teen Health Issues

Kids Health.org

KidsHealth.org is one of several programs sponsored by Nemours, one of the largest nonprofit organizations devoted to children’s health. Established in 1936 by philanthropist Alfred I. duPont, Nemours is dedicated to improving the health and spirit of children and it is a national leader in health education.  The organization’s media division has created several online, print and video programs. These resources bring knowledge, perspective, advice and comfort to tens of millions of families every year.

The Ages and Stages of Childhood Development

The Ages and Stages of Childhood Development

Healthy Children.org

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) developed the online resource HealthyChildren.org., a parenting website backed by 62,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of the optimal well-being of all infants, children, adolescents and young adults.  The site contains information regarding the AAP programs and activities, its publications and other child health resources. The information is supplied by the nation’s leading child health experts and it has scientific research supporting its recommendations.

Bullying Awareness & Prevention Resources for Adults

Bullying Awareness & Prevention Resources for Adults

National Bullying Prevention Center.org

The national non-profit organization Pacer Center developed the National Bullying Prevention Center to unite, engage and educate communities nationwide to address bullying through creative, relevant and interactive resources. PACER offers digital-based resources for parents, schools, teens and youth. The adult-based National Bullying Prevention Center is the portal page for parents and educators to access bullying resources, which include educational tool-kits, awareness tool-kits, contest ideas, promotional products and more.

Parenting for Peace

Parenting for Peace

Attachment Parenting.org

The long-range vision of the non-profit organization Attachment Parenting is to raise children who will become adults with a highly developed capacity for empathy and connection. It eliminates violence as a means for raising children, and ultimately helps to prevent violence in society as a whole.

Conscious Parenting

Conscious Parenting

Uncommon Parenting.com

Uncommon Parenting was formed based on need to help parents raise responsible, caring and conscious children.  This is a radical shift in the parenting consciousness that exists on the planet. The time for tweaking this or that external circumstance is over, as that is not working. It is now time to make a fundamental change—-to parent with enlightenment—to do conscious parenting.

Early Experiences Do Matter

Early Experiences Do Matter

Zero to Three.org

Zero to Three is a national, nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.  There mission is to promote the health and development of infants and toddlers. On their site you will also find a fascinating graphic depicting the development of a baby’s brain. Check it out!

Co-Parenting Resources

Co-Parenting Resources

We Can Parent Together!

When parents are consistent, and support each other in the task of parenting, children benefit.  Sometimes this is called co-parenting, shared parenting or a parenting partnership.   Whether you’re married, living together, dating, divorced, or disagreeing on most things, We Can Parent Together offers you tips to come together for the benefit of your child.  This website is a joint project of Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota, the University of Minnesota Extension Service and various other educational and non-profit associations locaetd in Minnesota.

Parenting Issues and Common-Sense Advice

Parenting Issues and Common-Sense Advice

PBS Parenting.org

The national nonprofit organization website PBS Parenting contains a wide range of material about parenting issues, including common-sense advice. You will be able to get answers directly from experts at PBS Parenting covering a wide range of parenting topics. You’ll also have a chance to share your own expert tips with other parents.  Join the conversation!

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