Links & Resources

An article about supporting children who have experienced trauma.
http://www.samhsa.gov/children/SAMHSA_Short_Report_2011.pdf

An article about how children learn to draw, and how this prepares them for reading. June 2010.pdf

A list of children’s books on many unique topics including behavior.
http://strollertraffic.createsend4.com/t/ViewEmail/r/E35DBF832CACF4A3/47F7A0B60A1984E7D9767B6002735221

Ever wonder about the differences between girls’ brains and boys’ brains?
http://www.babycenter.com/0_brain-development-is-the-difference-between-boys-and-girls-a_10310673.bc

Are you an expecting or new parent?  This website texts your cellphone with FREE baby health tips!
http://www.text4baby.org/

Resources for early child brain development.
http://developingchild.harvard.edu/index.php/resources/multimedia/interactive_features/coreconcepts/

Holidays can be stressful and disappointing.  Here are great tips to make it more enjoyable.
http://psychcentral.com/lib/2008/12-tips-to-keep-joy-in-the-holidays/

There is so much BAD health advice out there.  Here’s a site run by pediatricians and includes Ages and Stages to help you know what to expect from your child as he or she grows.
http://www.healthychildren.org

Want to know more about whether spanking a child is good or bad?
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/709477

If you’ve ever wondered about how important getting kids outside and away from TV and videogames can be, here’s proof!
http://www.greatschools.org/parenting/teaching-values/4244-children-and-nature.gs?cpn=20110626weeklysend&page=1

For three wonderful website of endless wisdom about your child’s social-emotional life, including attachment, parenting, grief, behavior, siblings, Can I spoil my child?
With videos, see:
www.talaris.org
www.parentingcounts.org
www.zerotothree.org