Sites by Subject · Parenting

General Sites

AskDrSears.com
This site run by pediatrician William and his wife Martha Sears, a Registered Nurse, answers an array of parenting questions.
Child Care Facilities
Search for child care facilities by location, type of facility, and by ages of children who need care. Information about facility licensing status,accreditation/affiliation, and the findings of licensing inspections is also available. From the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
Children Now
An independent, non-partisan research and action organization devoting to improving the lives of children.
Kids Health for Parents
Provides accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information with in-depth features, articles, animations, games, and resources.
Parenthood.com
Lists quality websites produced by commercial, governmental, professional, and childcare organizations.
Parents Connect
A clearly organized site with information on all aspects of parenting.
ParentsTalk
Offers parents information and advice on everything from family issues and consumer toy-buying tips to recipes, crafts, and games.
The TV Parental Guidelines
Information to assist parents in choosing age-appropriate television programs.

Adoption

Adoption Photolisting Sites
Links to national, state and international photolisting sites.
Adoption.com
Adoption links of interest to birth mothers, adoptees, parents, and professionals.
The American Adoption Congress
An organization devoted to keeping adoption a safe and legal enterprise.
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
HRC: FamilyNet: Adoption
Adoption resources for gays, lesbians, and transgenders. From the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
International Soundex Reunion Registry (ISRR)
A no-fee matching service for birth parents and adoptees.
National Library of Medicine: Adoption
Provides a neatly arranged page of links to information on various aspects of adoption.

Child Development

Maternal and Child Health Bureau
This website, funded by several federal agencies, provides access to an online catalog of publications and some full-text publications on the health and well-being of children.
The Whole Child
The Whole Child extends the information presented in PBS's 13-part child development video series and contains important information about the physical, emotional, social, creative and cognitive development of children.

Children's Literature

ALA Cool Sites for Kids
American Library Association's sites, plus links to popular authors and series pages.
ALSC chapter of the ALA
American Library Association's Association of Library Service to Children web page listing links to children's literature award sites.
Buckeye Children’s Book Award
A listing of books that have been awarded the Ohio Buckeye Children's Book Award.
Center for the Book - Kids
Reading resources for kids from the Library of Congress.
Center for the Book - Teens
Reading resources for teens from the Library of Congress.
Children’s Book Council
A site for authors, booksellers, librarians, parents, publishers, and teachers.
Database of Award-Winning Children’s Literature
A site devoted to award winning children's literature only. Books can be located by award, time setting, and genre.
Fairrosa Cyber Library
Features articles and reviews of children's literature. Includes a list of authors and illustrators.
The Newbery Awards
The Newbery is awarded annually by the American Library Association to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for Children.
Oprah’s Book Club Kids’ Reading List
Oprah asked the experts to recommend some good books for children. Here's what they chose.

Disabilities

Sites by Subject · Disabilities
Information for children with special needs, including assistive and adaptive technology, advocacy groups, and travel.

Education

Children & Nature Network
Encourages and supports people and organizations working nationally and internationally to reconnect children with nature. Provides information and links to nature clubs for families, programs & events, and the tool-kit Nature Rocks.
Cincinnati and the Tristate · Education
Find local early childhood education programs, public, private & independent schools, universities & colleges, vocational schools and organizations that offer educational programs.
Government Resources · Education
Find federal, state, and local websites on educational resources and information.
Ohio Parent Information and Resource Center
Information, resources and training to support parental involvement, educational success, family advocacy, and community collaboration.
Sites by Subject · Education
Directory to find information about homeschooling, colleges & financial aid, literacy, and Ohio Achievement Tests.

Kids

Government Resources · Kids & Teens
Government websites that provide information and resources for kids and teens.
Sites by Subject · Kids
Find websites targeted for kids.

Pregnancy

Babyzone
Information on family planning, stages of pregnancy, maternity health and diet, and parenting.
Due Date Calculator
An easy-to-use calculator to determine how far along the pregnancy is. Provided by the Mayo Clinic.
What to Expect
A companion site to the popular What to Expect When You're Expecting series of books. Includes information on all aspects of pregnancy, discussion groups, and blogs.

Safety

Amber Alert Publications – America’s Missing
Selection of special reports from the Department of Justice.
Distracted Driving
Find statistics, facts, news, state laws, research and more about the dangers of distracted driving from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
GetNetWise.org
An Internet online safety guide with suggestions for safety by age with tips for kids, teens and parents.
Safekids.com
Site for adults that offers rules, advice, and tips related to child and teen security and safety on the web.
Talking with Kids About Tough Issues
Offers information on issues such as AIDS, sex, violence, and drug abuse and encourages parents to discuss them with their children.

Teens

Sites by Subject · Teens
Find websites targeted for teens.