Resources for Parents

There are many resources available on-line that provide information about parenting, family life, child and adolescent development, and mental and physical health issues. Many of the links provide articles, advice and/or further suggested reading or resources that are available, often free of charge on line.



Kid-Friendly Websites

A+ Math
Animal Land (created by ASPCA)
BBC Schools
Billy Bear 4 Kids

Books and Stories
BAB Books Online Stories!
Cay (The) (by Theodore Taylor)
Children's Storybooks Online
Chronicles of Narnia
Colgate World of Care
Cool Math 4 Kids

Dictionary, Reference, Thesaurus, Translation
Merriam Webster
Dinosaur Playground
Discovery School
Dog Breed Info Center
Education Place (Wacky Web Tales)
Education Place
eduScapes: a site for lifelong learners of all ages
Electrical & Natural Gas Safety World
Enchanted Learning
Fun Brain (Pearson Education)
Funschool (Kaboose, Inc.)
Getting Students Connected
Gold Rush (The)
Hatchet (by Gary Paulsen)
History Channel (The)
How Stuff Works
I Know That (Learning Skills for Life)
Internet 4 Classrooms
Jelly Belly
Jig Zone (Jigsaw Puzzles)
Kaboose, Inc.
Little Animals Activity Centre
Mars Exploration (NASA)
Math Cats
Math Playground
Music Composers (Indiana University School of Music)
National Confectioners Association
National Geographic for Kids
National Park Service
NOAA Photo Library (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration)
Oceans Alive!
PBS Kids
Penguins Around The World
Plimoth Plantation (Smithsonian Institution)
Quiz Hub (The Fun Online Interactive Learning Center)
Reading is Fundamental
Sadako Story
Sadlier-Oxford Educational Publishing from PreK-12+
San Diego Zoo
Scholastic (Helping Children Around the World to Learn & Read)
Sea World/Busch Gardens (Animals-Explore Discover Connect)
Squigly's Playhouse
StarChild (NASA - A Learning Center for Young Astronomers)
Starfall (Where Children Have Fun Learning to Read)
Stations of the Cross for Kids
Teach R Kids Math
USDA a Healthier You
Weather Channel
White House for Kids
Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources (Environmental Education for Kids)
Wonderville (Science Alberta Foundation)
Yahooligans! (The Web Guide for Kids)


Parenting Links:

Information on parenting, marriage, blended families and more.

Need some ADHD parenting advice? Learn how the mothers of three ADHD super-achievers, Michael Phelps, olympic record-breaker; TV star Ty Pennington of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition; and world class adventurer and youngest person to scale all seven of the world's tallest mountains, Danielle Fisher, - helped their kids beat the odds.

National Alliance on Mental Illness ~ At the heart of NAMI's mission is the sharing of information with consumers (i.e., persons with mental illnesses), their families, friends, mental health professionals, and the general public. NAMI educates all people about severe and persistent mental illnesses to eliminate stigma and promote access to integrated systems of care, education, and rehabilitation. Research is constantly providing us with new information about the brain and the nature of mental illnesses and, consequently, more effective treatments. The information comes from mental healthcare providers, advocates, and researchers.

Kids Health includes information, advice and articles relating to general health, emotions and behavior, growth and development and positive parenting of children and adolescents.