In addition to the resources below, we have summaries and supplements for the events we have sponsored. Please be sure to view our list of previous events for other valuable information.
Links to Helpful Websites
The Hallowell Center – Resources from Dr. Ned Hallowell, author of the bestselling Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood
NEW! – Superparenting for ADD: An Innovative Approach to Raising Your Distracted Child – Dr. Ned Hallowell’s latest book outlines how to use strength-based parenting to unwrap the gift of ADD. Love and positive connection lie at the heart of drawing out the best in children who have ADD. This book gives a detailed method on how to turn ADD into an asset, rather than a liability.
MV Parents – A research-based resource with tips, ideas, and strategies for raising smart, strong, responsible kids
Kids Health offers health information and resources for positive parenting.
Tufts University Child and Family Web Guide – family/parenting, education/learning, typical child development, health/mental health, and resources/recreation
Raising Teens: A Synthesis of Research and a Foundation for Action – Harvard School of Public Health – Five Basics of Parenting Adolescents, with a list of strategies for each.
Michael Thompson – Thompson and his co-author, Dan Kindlon, wrote the New York Times best-selling book, Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys. His latest book, It’s a Boy! is a comprehensive guide for the parents of boys.
American Addiction Centers – substance abuse and mental illness resources that are well written and user friendly; includes comprehensive aggregation of current research.
Children and Nature Network – reconnecting children and nature
McGruff Child-Protection software to monitor, protect, and control your child’s online activity
WiredSafety provides help, information and education to Internet and mobile device users of all ages. Also help parents with issues, such as MySpace and cyberbullying.
MARC provides information about cyber-immersion and cyberbullying
Education Conservancy – Calms the frenzy and hype that plague contemporary college admissions.
Parenthood.com – Straight Talk About Schools – Veteran teacher, education writer, and parent Judy Molland guides parents through today’s education system. http://www.parenthood.com/parenting/school-age-kids/podcasting.php
http://www.handinhandparenting.org/ Parenting tools, resources and support
Mass. Dept. of Conservation and Recreation – detailed information about Massachusetts’ parks and recreational activities
Family TLC offers parents and caretakers quality ideas and activities to help families plan their time together. Activities listed to target specific age groups.
Family Fun provides activity ideas for children of all ages, in all weather conditions.
Momsteam.com – A team of experts and professionals providing a comprehensive resource for youth sports parents. With the mission of: A Safer, Saner, Less Stressful & More Inclusive Youth Sports Experience.
Six Things Parents Should Say to Their Player – Keep it simple.
Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the media and entertainment lives of kids and families.
Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood is the only national organization devoted to limiting the impact of commercial culture on parents.
What’s For Dinner – daily, “what’s for dinner” newsletter sign-up
The Scramble – a seasonal online weekly menu planner
Eating Well – quick and healthy dinner recipes and menus
Laptop Lunches – fun, practical food containers and user guides that promote better nutrition and waste reduction
Creating Peaceful Mealtimes – Some tips to help cut down on mealtime madness.