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Websites of Interest

Avera Birth-to-Six-Weeks  Child Development newsletters

Avera Parenting Information
Parenting information that may be of interest to parents of young children

Baby Center
Information regarding pregnancy, child development and health, and parenting issues is included on this page.

Birth to 3 Connections
An early intervention program for infants and toddlers with disabilities.

Center for Early Literacy Learning
Center for Early Literacy Learning offers evidence based practices for promoting the literacy development of infants, toddlers and preschoolers.  Parent guides are also available.  

Child Care Aware
Find useful tools and resources regarding finding and evaluating quality child care.

Common Sense Parenting
Answers your questions about parenting and has resources for better parenting.

CTW Family Workshop
A site with a wealth of information for parents and activities for children.

Fit
Interactive website for parents and children.  A new way of thinking encouraging healthy lifestyle habits.

Fun Brain
A site for parents, children and teachers that includes games and activities for children pre-kindergarten to grade 8.

Healthy Child Care America
Pedetric health, child development, safety, family life and other parenrting information. A program of American Academy of Pediatrics.

Healthy South Dakota
Help for South Dakotans become more physically active and eat healthier foods.  Includes credible health information and inspiration to “Live Better. Grow Stronger.”

iGrow
A service of South Dakota State University Extension. Information on various topics such as parenting, nutrition, gardening and budgeting. 

iKeepSafe
Online computer safety to assist parents in keeping kids safe on-line.

KidsHealth
Searchable site with information regarding children’s health and development.

Let's Move
America's Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids

Love and Logic
Provides simple and easy to use techniques to help parents have more fun and less stress while raising responsible kids of all ages.

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) for Families
The nation's leading voice for high-quality early childhood education for children from birth through age 8.

The National Parenting Center
Information on issues of concern to parents.

Parents' Action for Children
Resources regarding preparation for parenthood and vairous parent education materials.

PBS Parent
Features advice and educational activities dedicated to helping both parents and caregivers raise children who are ready to learn.

Period of Purple Crying
A way to help explain infant crying. It explains what is normal and what you can expect when your baby cries.

Safe Kids USA
Preventing injuries at home, at play, and on the way.

Sanford Parenting e-Sources
Parenting information anytime – anywhere, join Parenting eSource today and receive email information

Sesame Street for Parents

US Consumer Product Safety Commission

Web MD
Wide range of infomraiton on child development, health, baby information and other related topics.

Zero to Three
Extensive information on the physical, intellectual and social development of infants and toddlers.

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