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



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


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

Websites for Children


  • “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”