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Online Resources for Parents

The Learning Network
www.familyeducation.com
Covers a host of topics on raising children. Fun, colourful graphics. Easy to navigate.

Family.com
www.family.com
Offers ideas on activities, crafts and parties, as well as sections on recipes, travel and parenting tips. Brought to you by the good folks at Disney.

Active Parenting Canada
www.cadvision.com/alreynar/html/resources.htm
Provides resources for you to set up your own parenting group.

Canadian Parents Online
www.canadianparents.com
This site focuses on safety, providing information on everything from booster seats to product recalls and alerts. The information is divided into four sections: babies; toddlers; school aged kids; and, tweens and teens.

Child Development Institute
www.childdevelopmentinfo.com
A straightforward site offering links and information on babies, teens and everything in between.

Baby Center
www.babycenter.com
Includes a Dad's Zone, Ask the Experts, a pregnancy calendar, baby names and a development timeline.

Child and Family Canada
www.cfc-efc.ca
A unique public education web site, which contains a library of over 1300 documents on topics including reducing family rage, child abuse and neglect and starting the day off right.

Today's Parent
www.todaysparent.com
This web site compliments "Today's Parent: Canada's Parenting Magazine." You have to register for full access.

Heinz Baby Club
www.heinzbaby.com
Full of information on food safety and nutrition. Bright, colourful graphics. Easy to navigate.

Work Family Tips
www.workfamilytips.com
Allows families to help families by providing a forum to post tips or parenting methods that have worked for you. For a good laugh check out the humour section.

Gerber Baby
www.gerber.com
Offers nutritional information for babies. Requires recent versions of Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator to view.

Canadian Pædiatric Society
www.cps.ca/english/carekids/index.htm
The Canadian Living Book Series is available on this site by looking under "Publications and Resources" and clicking on "Bookstore." This is a Canadian reference, which features practical advice, stories and solutions from parents. The series includes "Growing with your Child: Pre-birth to Age 5", "Raising Great Kids: Ages 6-12" and "Understanding Your Teen: Ages 13-19."

ADHD.com
www.adhd.com/index.html
This site is specifically designed for families coping with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD). There are forums to share thoughts, advice, questions and tips under the "Let's Talk" button. The latest attraction is an article on "How to Choose a Summer Camp for ADD/ADHD Children."