Top Parenting Websites
- PBS Parents
PBS offers parents information about child development, education, and TV programs.
- National Parenting Center
Providing comprehensive and responsible parenting advice to parents everywhere.
- Parents - ED.gov
This U.S. Department of Education website provides parents information about No Child Left Behind and tips on how to help your child succeed in school.
- National Parent Teacher Association - PTA
The PTA offers resources to help equip parents with the right tools at home, school, and life.
- 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.
- Schools, Colleges, and Library Locator
Search of schools and libraries around the country.
Information for parents on the educational issues affecting your child in every grade level -- from preschool through high school.
A comprehensive commercial website that provides information geared to the age of your child.
- Grants For Single Mothers
Information about financial aid, scholarship resources, food and housing programs, and more.
Advice and best tips on how dads can make the most of the time they spend with their kids.
- Nine Steps to More Effective Parenting (en Espanol)
Here are nine child-rearing tips that can help you feel more fulfilled as a parent — and enjoy your kids more, too.
- Adventures in Parenting (pdf)
How Responding, Preventing, Monitoring, Mentoring, and Modeling can Help You be a Successful Parent.
- Disciplining Your Child
Here are some ideas about how to vary your approach to discipline to best fit your family. (en Espanol)
- 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 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)
- Key Things Parents Can Do To Make Sure Their Children Are Prepared For The 21st Century
More tips from the U.S. Department of Education.
- Utah's Online School Library
Utah’s Online School Library of electronic resources for all Utah citizens.
- Reading Rockets: For Families
Step-by-step guide to help parents raise a reader.
- A Family’s Guide: Fostering Your Child’s Success in School Mathematics (pdf)
This guide summarizes what today's mathematics classroom is like, offers tips on how family members can help their children have a positive attitude and enjoy mathematics, and presents practical ways to discuss and do math at home together during everyday situations.
- 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.
- Twenty Ways You Can Help Your Children Succeed At School
You can make a big difference in helping your child succeed in school. Here are ten things you can do.
- How to Get Involved in Your Child's School Activities
This article offers parents some year-round suggestions for getting involved in their children's schools.
- How to Prepare for the Beginning of the School Year
These ideas will help your child get ready for a new school year. As the first day of school approaches, there are many things you can do to set your child on the path to school success.
- Summer Reading
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.
- K-2 Student Interactives
Online educational learning activities and games for Kindergarten, first and second graders.
- 3-6 Student Interactives
Third - sixth grades love these Online educational learning activities and games.
- Cyberchase Games Central
Cyberchase teaches kids that math is fun!
- ReadWriteThink Student Materials
ReadWriteThink offers a collection of online Student Materials to support literacy learning in the K-12 classroom.
- 7-12 Student Interactives
Online activities for seventh - twelfth graders that cover many subject areas.
- A to Z Child Health & Human Development Topics
Information about hundreds of health related topics.
- Your Child's Immunizations
Vaccinations and schedules recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). (en Espanol)
- The Parents' Guide to Childhood Immunizations
A 68-page booklet introducing parents to the 14 childhood diseases and the 10 vaccines that can protect children from them.
- 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)
- Nutrition: Planning & Shopping
Tips for serving healthy meals and snacks, even on your busiest days.
- 10 Ways to Get Kids Involved in Nutrition
Whether you’re shopping, planning, cooking or simply thinking about fruits and vegetables, your kids can help you out!
- NetSafeUtah - Internet Safety for Utah's Kids
General Internet safety information and resources for parents.
- Product Recalls
View a list of recent and past product recalls.
- Home First Aid Kits
Tips for assembling an effective first aid kit.
- Choking Hazards
Learn more about choking hazards to help prevent your child from choking.
- Choking and the Heimlich Maneuver
Recommended first-aid technique for choking.