Reviewed Parenting Information Links
(viewing 6 - 10 of 39)Notmykid Inc
not MY kid, Inc. is dedicated to raising awareness about the most prevalent youth and adolescent mental and behavioral health issues, including substance abuse, ADHD, lying, suicide and depression, eating disorders, internet addiction, teen pregnancy, and other health issues. The site also contains an extensive collection of Parent Help articles on many topics, the ability to search for a doctor near you, and a list of community resources. The information is easy to understand, yet fairly comprehensive, and the site is easy to navigate.
This site, created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, provides doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. The site features three sites - a parent's site, a kid's site and a teenager site. Each site features in-depth articles, animations, games, and resources on a wide range of wellness and medical topics.National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Childcare
This site provides extensive information about safety and health regulations for child care centers in the United States. The site provides links to the licensing regulations in each state, as well as several publications that discuss the features that should be in place in a quality child care center. There are also special sections for parents in English and Spanish regarding choosing quality care, and sections for providers, health consultants, and regulators.Healthy Child Care America
This site by the American Academy of Pediatrics includes information for families/parents, caregivers, and health professionals. Each section includes articles, tips and additional resources. The site also provides information on AAP chapters in each state. Healthy Children.org
This website offers health advice and guidance for parents and caregivers, along with interactive tools and personalized content.
It is divided into multiple sections, including Ages & Stages, Healthy Living, Safety & Prevention, and Health Issues. Each section provides support, resources and other features to help parents find the information they need. By registering with the site (free), readers can customize the information based on their children’s ages and health topics. The “Ask the Pediatrician” tool allows parents to browse a list of frequently asked questions, or pose their own questions. Definitely worth checking out.