Development and Positive Guidance

Alphabetically listed research-based resources for you to learn more about your child's development and find helpful suggestions for positive guidance.

Licensed Parent and Family Educators are available to guide you to become the parent you want to be, inform you about parenting classes and learning opportunities, and offer suggestions that can help you today.

Featured Link:
Zero to Three
 offers unparalleled research-based information to nuture early development in children.

Expert Resource
American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Children Link
Child Mild Institute Developmental Milestones Link
Clarke, Jean Illsley Time-In: When Time-Out Doesn't Work Book
Crary, Elizabeth STAR Parenting Link
Davis, Laura and Janis Keyser Becoming the Parent You Want to Be: A Sourcebook of Strategies for the First Five Years Book
Gerber, Magda Magda Gerber’s Educaring® Approach Link
Help Me Grow Is Your Child On Track? Link
Helping Us Grow HUG - Free Home Visits from prenatal to 2nd birthday Link
Kurchinka EdD, Mary Sheedy Sleepless In America: Is Your Child Missing Sleep?
Mary Sheedy Kurchinka EdD
Lansbury, Janet Elevating Child Care: A Guide to Respectful Parenting
Janet Lansbury
Medina MD, John Brain Rules for Baby
John Medina MD
Michigan, University of Child Development and Behavior Topics Link 
Minnesota Parents Know Trusted Parenting Information from the Minnesota Department of Education Link
National Association for the Education of Young Children Teaching Social-Emotional Skills Link
Pantley, Elizabeth Kid Cooperation: How to Stop Yelling, Nagging, and Pleading and Get Kids to Cooperate  Book
Parent Aware Quiz: Will Your Child Be Ready? Link 
PBS Parents Child Development Tracker Link
Positive Parenting Connection
Cooperation Begins with Trust Link
Samalin, Nancy Loving Without Spoiling
Loving Your Child Is Not Enough

Siegel MD, Dan
The Developing Mind: Relationships and the Brain
No Drama Discipline
Tufts University
Child and Family Guide Link
Vanderbilt University Social Emotional Foundations Link
Walsh PhD, Dave Why Do They Act That Way? Adolescent Brain
Mind Positive Parenting
Zero to Three National Resource for Parents Link 

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