Parents


Here is a blend of websites and articles on the topic of parenting issues – the focus is on various stages of development including helpful suggestions and ideas for effectively communicating with teenager

(This page is still being developed so check here periodically for new articles and suggestions).  

If you know of a good website that you’d like to add, send us the link!

Check out this useful information for parents
Parenting Cheat Sheets
Topics include:  Peaceful Bedtimes  –  Reading with Your Child  –  Avoiding Arguments  –  Tantrums  –
  Toilet Training  –  Taking Care of Yourself

NY Metro Parents.com

FREE SAT HELP (for teenagers):
Practice online for the SAT – straight from the source
Free Practice SATs from Kaplan Test Prep
How to take a free online practice SAT test at Princeton Review Online

Teach Them Well

3 Ways to Ease the Summer to School Transition

Why fun matters in education and part 2: Why fun is important in learning

http://www.pta.org

http://www.parenting-ed.org/ great resources for parents anywhere

Article: How Parents Can Use Social Networks to Connect With Their Kids

Hairing loss growing among kids

http://www.ncpie.org/

Article: One look at how parents can communicate with and help their adolescent children – one point of view, for what it’s worth

http://www.radicalparenting.com/   RadicalParenting.com, a parenting blog written by 119 teen writers, ages 12-20 to help parents and adults get an honest and open view into the world and mind of youth.

besteducationpossible.blogspot.com/ a parent blog with useful articles

http://www.familyeducation.com/home/  parenting advice (from other parents), activities for children, etc.

Scholarship Fraud: Many organizations mislead and prey on students and their families by claiming that millions or billions of dollars in scholarship funds go unclaimed each year and using”testimonials” from past scholarship recipients or claims that it has been approved by a government agency

Parent & Teacher Resources at Internet Public Library

Parent to Parent USA  helping the families of children who have special needs and Resources at spannj.org

for parents of infants

Setting a Strong Foundation for Learning    [Spanish version]

Developing Decision-Makers

Keeping Your Teens Drug-Free: A Guide for African American Parents and Caregivers

The Answer Sheet (A School Survival Guide for Parents and Everyone else @ the Washington Post): Master Archive

How homicides affect test scores

Frequently asked Questions from Parents about Gangs

Make Your Neighborhood Safe for Kids

Raising Resilient Children

How to maintain open lines of communication–from a mom and teens’ perspective

 What Do You Talk to Your Kids About?

15 Conversation Starters for You and Your Teen

 Listening to What Kid’s Don’t Say

50 Best Mom Blogs

Perenting advice & resources for fathers

www.fathering.org

Article: Father Involvement Reduces School Violence

Tattoos, Rap and Saggy Pants: A Dad’s Point-Of-View – on fatherville.com

Tips to Raising a Financially Responsible Teenager – on fatherville.com

Can you be a Double-Duty Dad? Find out here.

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