American Camp Association
The web site provides information and accreditation
on over 2,400 youth camp programs.
American Library Association Great Web Sites for
A collaboration of the American Library Association
and the Association for Library Service to Children,
this website provides links to many recommended sites
for children on the arts, social sciences, history,
American Academy of Pediatrics
The national organization dedicated to child health
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
The AACAP website addresses the mental, behavioral,
and development disorders of children and adolescents
and offers a family resource page.
Ask Dr. Sears
Nationally known pediatrician, Dr. William Sears,
offers advice on pregnancy, childbirth, child development,
childhood illnesses, behavior and many other topics.
A pregnancy and parenting forum with articles, baby
shower planners, and development updates.
Names, meanings, celebrity baby news, pregnancy and
parenting information are included on this site.
Child Development Institute
Parenting information from the Child Development Institute
on issues including child psychology, learning disabilities,
health and safety.
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Formerly the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse
and Neglect Information and the National Adoption
Information Clearinghouse, Child Welfare Information
Gateway provides access to information and resources
to help protect children and strengthen families.
A service of the Children's Bureau, Administration
for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health
and Human Services.
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Comprehensive monthly product recall announcements,
articles for kids and parents and instructions for
Dr. Toy’s Guide
Timely information on the best toys and educational
products for children.
Family Education Network
A site focused on helping children succeed in school.
A website containing loads of ideas for family activities – crafts, games, recipes, travel etc. From the
Family and Home Network
The website of the non-profit Family and Home Network
devoted to the support of stay-at-home parents.
Family Village – A Global Community of Disability
Information and resources about diagnoses, adaptive
products and technology, recreational activities etc.
Articles and information for parents on public, private
and charter schools nationwide.
An online network of over 40 websites devoted to pregnancy
A site created by the Nemours Foundation site devoted
to the health of children.
The Mayo Clinic offers reliable information for parents
and caregivers regarding children’s health and
National Parent Teacher Association
The website of the National PTA, this site provides
a parent resources category on student achievement,
safety, media technology, and health and wellness,
as well as news, actions, and events regarding PTAs
across the country.
100 Picture Books Everyone Should Know
Compiled by the New York Public Library, this list
contains information on the 100 recommended picture
Parents’ Action for Children (formerly I Am
Your Child Foundation)
A parent led campaign to raise public awareness about
the important of healthy child development.
The PBS Parents website provides parent guides to
many topics including media, early math, raising boys,
reading, and child development.
Reading is Fundamental
Describes the many programs sponsored by RIF as well
as tips, handouts, and suggested activities for parents
and educators on motivating kids to read.
Sesame Street Parents
Parental advice, articles, and ideas about health,
diversity, food, safety, literacy etc.
Slowlane – The Online Resource for Dads
Support, advocacy, and information for stay-at-home
dads and their families.
Tufts University Child and Family WebGuide
Links to information on parenting, child development,
education, health concerns, child care, and more.
Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers
Offers parents, caregivers and professionals comprehensive
information on the physical, cognitive, and social
development of infants and toddlers.