Link to Detroit Public TV, various 1 minute vignettes which give tips about ealy childhood development and how parents and caregivers can support development.
A website dedicated to information, coupons, and chat rooms for expectant, and new parents.
Ball Jar Craft Ideas
A website dedicated to craft ideas for inexpensive gifts and activities using Ball (Mason) canning jars.
Better Brains for Babies
Simple information about brain development and every day activities to help your child reach his or her fullest potential.
Breast Feeding and Nutrition Resources
Materials for parents and caregivers about developmental milestone and activities to do with your young child.
This website has weight calculators and tips on good nutrition for very young children. The site includes tips and support for breastfeeding families.
From Georgetown University, Bright Futures has information for parents about child development and health information.
Center to Child Well-Being
Information on child development for social-emotional development, cognitive development, brain development, and physical development.
Center for Child Bearing Years
Ann Arbor, Michiganís Center for the Childbearing Years is a thriving community of childbearing families and professionals who serve them. We provide contemporary childbirth preparation, comprehensive breastfeeding education and support, DONA International birth and postpartum doula workshops, cutting-edge continuing education programs for professionals, MotherBaby support groups, and a lending library with community resources.
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Supportive information and resources about strengthening relationships and supporting and nurturing children.
Circle of Security Project
The Circle of Security Project is an innovative, first-of-its-kind early intervention program designed to alter the developmental pathway of parents and their young children. The Circle of Security Project integrates over fifty years of attachment research into a video-based intervention to strengthen parents' ability to observe and improve their caregiving capacity.
A graphic designer started creating crafts for the children in her life. Some crafts are for purchase, while others you can download for free. Enjoy working with your children on art projects!
Dr. Becky Bailey
Website from Dr. Becky Bailey, founder of Loving Guidance, Inc. Information revolves around her discipline and behavior regulation techniques.
Dr. Jack Newman and Breastfeeding
This website has many handouts, in multiple languages, about breastfeeding. Materials are available for both prenatal parents and for parents who are currently breastfeeding. An online video tutorial is also available.
Easy Potty Training
Site has links to articles as well as books/manuals to purchase.
Online tools for teachers and parents
Family Fun Magazine
Family Fun magazine has a webpage, full of recipes, arts and crafts projects, and links to child development and sleep information.
Website with humorous and serious articles about fatherhood-for all types of dads: stay at home, everyday, military, and more! There is a conversational forum as well.
Food and Nutrition Information Center
Listing of books, websites and more about nutrition and breastfeeding.
Grow Up Great
Practical information on getting your preschooler ready for school, including meals, sleep, sharing, and exploring the world.
Livingston Parent Journal
The most comprehensive calendar of events in Livingston County. Available free at almost 300 locations. (866) 806-1680.
Medical News on Sleep
Article describes how many children five and younger do not get enough sleep. Resources are provided.
Some parents have asked about the research on multiple intelligences. Here is a link to the research and explanations.
This website has links for parents with children of all ages. The weblinks listed include positive discipline, nutrition, and many others.
My Pregnancy Guide
This website has information on conception, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and parenting during the child's first year. Check out the newsletters, articles, and links.
National Center for Fathering
Website dedicated to Dads. Get information on child development,the special role of fathers, and some fatherhood humor.
National Education Association
Information on transitioning into kindergarten, expectations for beginning school, and activities to help your child understand math, science, and reading.
National Fatherhood Initiative
Provides links and resources on fatherhood.
National Sleep Foundation
This website provides information for both children and parents about sleep. Includes activites for children, sleep calculators and information on sleep for parents.
One Step Ahead
Online store with nursery items, clothing, and more.
Parent Guide News
Search your neighborhood for Schools, Programs, Camps, Party Places, Events, Family Vacations, Special Needs Resources, Fitness, Restaurants, Coupons and so much more.
A variety of resources including baby names, parenting trends, child development information, and much more.
Parenting Counts videos
Are you looking for a pick me up? Check out these short, one minute video clips that reinforce all of the great parenting skills you already have.
Parents Action for Children
Parents' Action for Children is a national non-profit dedicated to advancing the interests of families and young children. Parents' Action develops parent education materials, connects parents with one another, and fights for issues such as early education, health care, and high quality and affordable child care.
A section for parents about learning, play, and dealing with temper tantrums.
Potty Training Tips
Free tips and articles as well as resources to purchase.
Pregnancy and Pre-Pregnancy Information
Med Line Plus has information on pregnancy, pre natal care, and pre-pregnancy preparation. Also, links to resources and other websites. Whether this is your first baby, or you are already a parent, take a look at the most up to date information.
Reading is Fundamental
Website with online activities for children and resources for parents about developing reading skills and the joy of reading.
Information about reading to children at a variety of ages. Resources for children who struggle with reading, teachers, and parents.
There is a parent section with magazine articles, book recommendations, ways to play and read to your child at a variety of ages. Books may be purchased as well.
Search Institute 40 Assets
This website provides tips to parents with children of all ages. The 40 assets are meant to develop key internal and external characteristics that help children thrive and become positive, successful adults.
Sesame Street Workshop
This site has online games for the preschool child.
Sixty Second Parent
Sixty Second Parent offers a unique and fresh approach to obtaining practical parenting advice. Web site brings together experts in child development, child health and parenting to provide sound, practical parenting information within an online community network.
Terrific Transitions: Supporting Children's Transitions to Kindergarten
This website is a collaborative effort of the SERVE Regional Educational Laboratory and the National Head Start Association. Our goal is to provide a wide variety of transition information and resources for families, professionals, and community partnerships to use as they address children's transitions into kindergarten.
The Family Village
Disability resource information, including support networks, and working with children and adults with disabilities. Resources are also related to schools and recreation.
An easy-to use site with topics about development,families, resources, and learning.
USA Safe Kids
Tips on keeping kids safe, including accident prevention steps.
Zero to Three: The Magic of Everyday Moments
Since 1977, Zero to Three has brought together the fields of medicine, child development, research science and human behavior, to focus exclusively on the first three years of life.