Parent's Guide to Game Ratings
The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) ratings are designed to provide information about video and computer game content so parents can make informed purchasing decisions.
All parents need a little advice now and then. Get the lowdown on parenting basics like discipline, homework help, and how to talk to your child about tough subjects, like death, tobacco, and alcohol. Plus, find out where you can turn for help and support.
Adventures in Parenting (pdf)
How Responding, Preventing, Monitoring, Mentoring, and Modeling can Help You be a Successful Parent.
How to Monitor TV Viewing and Video Game Playing
Children in the United States on average spend far more time watching TV or playing video games than they do completing homework or other school-related activities. This article offers parents suggestions for helping children to use TV and video games wisely.
Helping Your Child Succeed
Helping Your Child Succeed in School
This resource from the U.S. Department of Education provides information about things that you can do at home to contribute to your child's school success.
Helping Your Child with Homework
Help your child succeed with homework and develop strong study skills. Among the topics: setting a regular time and place for homework, removing distractions, looking over completed assignments, discussing assignments to be sure they are clear, talking with teachers, and more. (en Espanol)
How to Help Your Child Prepare for Standardized Tests
As a parent, there are a number of ways that you can support your child before and after taking a standardized test, as well as a number of ways you can support your child's learning habits on a daily basis that will help her be more prepared when it's time to be tested.
The summer is a wonderful time for children to read what they most enjoy, to learn new things, and to have fun. Here a list of summer reading tips for parents to get you started!
Getting Your Children Excited About the Library
Helping your children to enjoy reading is one of the most important things you can do as a parent and well worth the investment of your time and energy. Here are some ideas for ways to get kids excited about the library.
Frequently Asked Questions About Immunizations
Unfortunately, misinformation about vaccines make some parents decide not to immunize their children, putting them and others at a greater risk for illness. To better understand the benefits and risks of vaccines, here are a few common questions. (en Espanol)