Parent Resources


 Kentucky Parent Information & Resource Center

The Ohio Valley Educational Foundation, in partnership with school districts in Kentucky established a statewide Parent Information and Resource Center Program.  The goal of the Kentucky Parent Information and Resource Center (KYPIRC) is to provide research – based curriculum materials and a trainer of trainer program for Kentucky collaborative partners and parent involvement leaders and to provide local, regional, and statewide support for parents to enhance their involvement in their children’s education by implementing effective parental involvement policies, programs and activities that will improve children’s academic achievement. 

http://www.ovpirc.org/

 

Kentucky Partnership for Families and Children

Provides information to families on diagnosis, mental health issues, adoptive parents support, domestic violence and much more useful information.

http://www.kypartnership.net/

 

Grandparent Raising Grandchildren Resources

http://www.grandsplace.com

http://www.aarp.org/families/grandparents

http://familyeducation.com

http://www.raisingyourgrandchildren.com 

 

The Center For Effective Parenting

http://www.parenting-ed.org/

 

All About Kids

The newsletter is published in Cincinnati and features a variety of articles on parenting and links to other parent-related websites.

http://www.aakmagazine.com

 

Baby Bumble Bee

Learning Resources for infants and toddlers, including a number of valuable teaching tools you can print for free.

http://www.babybumblebee.com/company/freebies.cfm

 

Can We Talk?

A national education effort from the National Education Association to assist parents in talking with their children about healthy relationships and sexuality, including the prevention of pregnancy, HIV/STDs, drug abuse and violence.

http://www.canwetalk.org

 

Center for Parent Leadership

This site offers specific advice on what parents should know and be able to do to work most effectively with schools.

www.centerforparentleadership.org

 

Common Sense Parenting

BoysTown and Common Sense Parenting sponsorred website including articles for parents, a questions and answer section covering a variety of topics, and a link to Boys Town Press to view resources.

www.parenting.org

 

Community Coordinated Childcare

Information for parents including listing of childcare providers, subsidy assistance programs, nutrition information and much more!

www.4cforkids.org/ForParents.htm

 

Family Education

This site is created by parents for parents. Millions of parent rely on FamilyEducation.com's trusted homework help, parenting tips, and expert advice.

http://familyeducation.com/home/0,1669,,00.html

 

Family Involvement

Provides tips and other resources to help children be the best they can be at school and home.

http://www.cta.org/familyinvolvement/familyinvolvement.htm

 

Family MSN

Features topics ranging from Pregnancy to Safety to Crafts to Raising Kids.

http://family.msn.com/

 

Help with Homework

Offers wonderful help with homework, plus games, facts, and more!

www.factmonster.com

 

Help with Spelling/Grammar Homework

http://www.m-w.com/

 

How to Behave (so your children will too)

A collection of entertaining stories and practical ideas gathered from real parents.

www.howtobehave.com

 

Kid Source

Divided into four categories (newborns, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-aged), this site offers a variety of articles, products and services related to each specific age category, as well as links to other sites. 

http://www.kidsource.com

 

Family Education

This site contains general parenting information, educational topics for parents, activities, and lots of articles on parenting pre-teens. It also features message boards for parent questions.

http://familyeducation.com

 

The National Parenting Center

Nine parenting authorities (doctors, pscyhologists, and parenting experts/authors) offer advice for parents.  The site offers a variety of advice for children in each stage of development.

http://www.tnpc.com/

 

Parent Soup

Parents with children in all stages of development will enjoy this web site!  Contains parenting tips, discussion groups, and a variety of topics on which parents can access "expert" advice.

http://www.parentsoup.com

 

Parent News

Brief parenting articles and parenting tips are provided in this web site.  Tips feature a variety of different subjects.

http://www.parent.net

 

Parent Stages

Divided into three sections for expectant, new and growing parents, this site has articles and resources for parents in each stage of parenting.

http://www.parentstages.com

 

Parenting Matters

This web site contains articles related to parenting matters.  It features articles targeted towards specific groups, cush as fathers and grandparents. Parents can post questions fro the counselors or express ideas on the bulletin board.

http://lifematters.com/parentn.html

 

Parent's Guide to the Internet

This Department of Education web page contains a pamphlet to assist and encourage parents to learnt he internet so they may help their children develop these same skills.  This is also a section related to child "safe-surfin" issues. 

http://www.ed.gove/pubs/parents/internet

 

Parent's Place

This website contains LOTS of great parenting tips from parent educators, as well as other parents.  The reading room features question and answer columns from parenting experts in a variety of fields, and provides tips and articles on almost every imaginable parent-related topic.

www.parentsplace.com

 

Parent Resources

Links to hundreds of FREE reproducible newsletters, parenting  handouts, and parenting pamphlets.

http://www.parent-resources.com/