Resources for Parents

Books

Parentology : everything you wanted to know about the science of raising children but were too exhausted to ask by Dalton Conley

iRules : what every tech-healthy family needs to know about selfies, sexting, gaming, and growing up by Janell Burley Hofmann

Papadaddy's book for new fathers : advice to dads of all ages by Clyde Edgerton

More Books on Parenting

 

Magazines

Parents

Working Mother

 

Website Links

Bay Area Parent
Local version of Parenthood.com. Includes local events & resources, as well as a comprehensive directory of pregnancy, parenting and child care articles and web sites. Users can also locate parenting chat rooms, supports groups, etc. 

Child and Family Web Guide
This is one of the best sources of quality parenting information on the web. Tufts University provides well-organized, annotated links to the best web sites about infants, children and teens. Most links have extensive reviews, and are ranked for content, authority, stability, and ease of use. 

Educator's Reference Desk
Includes lesson plans and the ERIC database

Homeschool.com
Articles, message boards, and web links for the homeschooling community.

Kids Health
Current information on kid's health concerns.

Marin Mommies
The go-to guide for parents in Marin County.

Parenting Counts
A research-based family of products developed to support parents and caregivers in raising socially and emotionally healthy children.

Zero to Three
The National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families.

National Parenting Center
This site provides a comprehensive source of information from a variety of child-rearing authorities. It includes toy, book and video recommendations and has link to the National Consumer Safety Product Recall.

Parenthood.com
This is a comprehensive directory source of pregnancy, parenting and child care articles and web sites. Users can also locate parenting chat rooms, supports groups, etc. 

Contact the Kids Librarian

Alicia Bell

415.789.2662

[email protected]