Resources

There are so many wonderful resources available to parents! This is a beginning list and we will be adding to it regularly.

 

COMING MAY 8TH

FUN BABY FIRSTS - The Exciting Milestones of Baby's First Year

WEBINAR FOR NEW PARENTS - CHECK IT OUT!

Websites for Parents


www.drdavewalsh.com - raise children and youth who can thrive, meeting the challenges of the 21st Century
http://www.getparentinghelpnow.com – helping parents find solutions that work for the everyday parenting challenges they face through education and coaching
www.search-institute.org - research and solutions on helping children grow to be healthy contributing members of society
www.parentfurther.com/technology-media - a Search Institute resource for families
www.casacolumbia.org - National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University. Best information on teen use of substances and preventing their use
http://www.childdevelopmentinfo.com Experts in their fields discuss all kinds of parenting issues
http://www.workingfam.org Working Family Resource Center - balancing work and home

Websites for Children


Books


  • “Putting Family First: Successful Strategies for Reclaiming Family Life in a Hurry-up World” - Doherty and Carlson
  • “The Surprising Power of Family Meals-How Eating Together Makes Us Smarter, Stronger, Healthier, and Happier” – Miriam Weinstein
  • “NO -Why Kids of All Ages Need to Hear It and Ways Parents Can say It” - David Walsh
  • “The Over-Scheduled Child: Avoiding the Hyper-Parenting Trap” – Dr. Alvin Rosenfeld  (older but applicable)
  • “Busy But Balanced” - Mimi Doe – hundreds of ways to connect with your kids! (Been around a while but great faith oriented ideas!)
  • “Just Let The Kids Play: How to Stop Other Adults from Ruining Your Child’s Fun and Success in Youth Sports” - Bob Bigelow
  • “The FOCUSed Father” - Christopher Berg
  • Trudy Ludwig (for children):
    • “My Secret Bully”
    • “Sorry”
    • “Just Kidding”
    • “Too Perfect”
    • “Better Than You”
    • “Confessions of a Former Bully”
    • “Trouble Talk”
    • "The Invisible Boy”