KPL Montage 2

Parenting Websites

These websites are recommended by the staff of the Keene Public Library Youth Department. Please contact the Youth Department at 603-352-0157 if you have a suggestion for inclusion.

General Information

Special Needs

Health Information

Product Recalls

Local, State, & Regional Resources


General Information:

blue bullet Adolescent Literacy - Resources for parents and educators of kids in grades 4 - 12.

blue bullet BabyCenter - Online parenting community with information and advice on pregnancy and parenting topics.

blue bullet Dr. Toy’s Guide on the Internet 

blue bullet Family TLC - Parenting tips, family activities, articles, and child-friendly and age-appropriate activities.

blue bullet Mothering Magazine: Natural Family Living 

blue bullet National Fatherhood Initiative 

blue bullet Natural Child Project- The Natural Child Project site contains articles on parenting issues such as attachment parenting and child advocacy.

blue bullet Pampers Parenting Institute - Information from T. Berry Brazelton and other experts on infant and toddler care.

blue bullet Sesame Street Parents

blue bullet Whole Family - Resource for tools and advice for parents of children of all ages.

blue bullet Zero to Three - Extensive parenting tips and child development information.

Health Information:

blue bullet American Academy of Pediatrics - The official website of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Information on parenting topics, children’s health concerns, and safety.

blue bullet Ask Dr. Sears - Questions and answers for parents on issues from colic to sleep to discipline to nutrition from attachment parenting advocates Dr. William Sears, MD and Martha Sears, RN.

blue bullet Bright Futures - The mission of Bright Futures is to promote and improve the health and well-being of infants, children, and adolescents. From Georgetown University.

blue bullet - Offers resources on all aspects of pregnancy, childbirth, and pre- and post-natal care.

blue bullet Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Provides an index to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website by subject.

blue bullet -Articles on child health from the Nemours Foundation.

blue bullet KidSource Online -Information for parents on child health, education, and more.

blue bullet Medlineplus - From the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

 Local, State, and Regional Resources:

211 Long Island

211 NH - provides detailed information on resources for help and assistance in a range of areas related to health and human services. The 211 database is managed by Granite State United Way.

blue bullet Asperger’s Association of New England - AANE offers a comprehensive array of programs and services responsive to the needs of the various sectors of the Asperger's community.

blue bullet Early Learning NH - This new nonprofit seeks to expand access to affordable quality child care and early education; support the child care industry; build public-private partnerships; and help families balance work and family.

blue bullet NH Child Care Resource and Referral Services - One of the missions of this agency is to families with the education and resources they need to find child care through free and confidential referral services. In Keene, the Child Care Resource and Referral office is part of Easter Seals.

blue bullet Monadnock Parents - A website for parents of teens and tweens in the Monadnock region.

blue bullet Parent Information Center - PIC is a recognized leader in building strong family/school partnerships and a pioneer in promoting effective parent involvement in the special education process through providing information, training and support to families of children with disabilities in New Hampshire. 

blue bullet Parent to Parent of New Hampshire - The mission of this website is to provide a channel of support for parents of children who have special needs. Much of the information contained within this website is contributed by visitors like yourself.

 Special Needs:

blue bullet National Dissemination Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities - A national information and referral center providing information on disabilities and disability-related issues.

blue bullet National Center for Learning Disabilities - Strives to be an effective, easy-to-use resource for people seeking authoritative information on learning disabilities.

blue bullet Speechville - Information on speech, language and communications disorders in children.

Product Recalls:

blue bullet U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (Product Recalls) - Find up-to-date information online and sign up for email alerts about new recalls and safety information.

Website Disclaimer: Due to the ever-changing nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that the above links will remain valid. Similarly, we cannot be responsible for changes in the content of the sources to which we link, or the content of sources accessed through secondary links. As with printed information, users are encouraged to evaluate the validity of information found. Keene Public Library provides these links as a convenience to our users, and the inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply endorsement.