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24 brochures of interest to parents on topics such as: Calming the
Anxious Child, Sealants, Thumb, Finger and Pacifier Habits, and Children,
Water, and Fluoride.
Some practical guidelines for parents that support
a positive model of discipline.
Getting ready for school? SmarterKids.com makes available
a checklist for parents developed to ease the back-to-school anxiety.
Topics of interest to parents raising daughters.
A good place for parenting advice and ideas. Features
include software, toys, entertainment guides, and arts and crafts
The Appalachia Regional Educational Laboratory makes
available two sets of 30 fun-filled guides for parents and children
to do together. The guides were developed to encourage families to
become effectively involved in their children's education.
Information for parents regarding child development,
parenting challenges, special needs, expert advice and more.
A list of items brought to the attention of the FDA
over the past 60 days.
Things Kids Like to Do That Don't Involve TV
TV-free play and learning activities are listed in
this insightful resource for parents.
A outstanding website that provides school profiles
for all K-12 schools. Check this excellent resource when searching
for a new school for your child.
Activities to help children from birth to five years
old as they prepare for school.
TEAMS offers links to sites that may help get that
homework done well.
Ask the experts links and more resources for students
Your Child's Thinking Skills
The Council for Exceptional Children offers these
ideas to help parents learn how to improve children's thinking skills.
SmarterKids.com provides information on the nature
of academic testing, standardized testing and more.
Dictionary and Thesaurus online -- free and searchable
with definitions and audio pronunciations. You can also read the Word
of the Day, play Word Games, etc.
How can parents help motivate their children to learn?
Working to create more effective family-school partnerships
to increase student achievement, empower parents, and support classroom
A large collection of information resources for parents.
Article answering questions like: What is middle school?
What are middle school students like? What can parents do to help
children have success at home? At school? Why is it important for
parents to be involved?
Parents are their childrens' first teachers laying
the basic foundations. The National Education Association provides
recipes for supporting the areas of reading, writing, math and science.
Activities are divided into K-3, 4-5, 6-8 and 9-12.
An international organization dedicated to the interests
of single parents and their children. The organization provides discussions,
professional speakers, study groups, publication info, and social
activities for families.
A national organization supporting successful stepfamily
Ways to Help Your Child Achieve Lifelong Success
Focus on the Family offers articles on ten ways to
help children develop life skills that will teach them what they need
to know to achieve success.
Family Education.com lists general expectations by
grade level and provides learning activities, and games to encourage
the development of skills.
A list of toys that have been recalled for safety