Online Resources for Parents
About the Internet & Children:
NetSmartz411 – for your questions about Internet safety, computers, and the Web.
Netiquette: Good Manners on the Internet - The basics of netiquette, from making e-mail friendlier to understanding online responsibilities.
Online Parenting Communities
Find people online in your neighborhood sharing your concerns and interests.
General Parenting Sites
Child & Family Webguide – a collection of reviewed sites about parenting, child development, education, health and more, from Tufts University. If you don’t know where to start to answer your question, start here.
Facts for Families Brochures – Guides on many topics, and in several languages, about the mental health of children. From the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Boston YouthZone – Find activities, opportunities, and other fun stuff for your kids and teens, as well as resources for you, the parent.
BOSTONavigator – The place to search for out-of-school time programming in Boston.
Smart From The Start - The local Boston chapter of a family support, community engagement and school readiness program, to help your children prepare for a life of learning.
Helping Your Child Become a Reader – An online pamphlet published by the U.S. Department of Education. Contains activities, tips for working with the schools, and other valuable information.
Reach Out and Read – A national, non-profit organization that promotes early literacy.
¡Colorín Colorado! – Esta sitio bilingüe (Inglés/Español) ha sido diseñada pensando en familias, con el fin de brindarles información útil para ayudar a sus hijos a convertirse en buenos lectores y en estudiantes de éxito.
Massachusetts Child Care – For information about choosing and paying for child care, early intervention, and child support.
National Network for Child Care – Information, discussion group, and more for those who care for children.
American Camp Association helps you find summer camps for your kids.
Urban Dictionary - Wondering what that word your child just said means? Look it up in the Urban Dictionary. Note: Contains strong language.