Ever wish that your kids came with an owner's manual? You might not get your wish exactly, but you can read a favorite parenting magazine online, find tips from other parents about raising children, supplement your children's education, learn how to keep them healthy or get advice on talking to them about tough issues. Use the sites in this Parenting Web Guide to make your search quick and successful.
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Even the most experienced parents run into a situation they need some help with every once in a while: your child won't eat any vegetables, or has begun to bully other kids at school. The Internet provides a quick and easy way for parents to connect with each other and benefit from the common pool of knowledge and experience.
- Even though some sites are geared specifically toward moms or dads, any parent can find advice on these sites.
- You will find some communities specific to your child's age in the "Age Specific Parenting Advice" section of this guide.
- Just like with any online community, be careful about how much personal information you provide to strangers on parent networking sites. Do not put yourself or your child in danger by being careless with the personal details of your life.
For online parenting communities or advice ...
is an online community with an individualized twist: when you sign up for the service and let the site know a little bit about yourself, it will help you create a personalized page that will show you all of the blogs, advice, and happenings that might be of interest to you. You can post questions for other parents to answer or answer the questions of others on the discussion boards. Take a look at what kid-friendly activities are going on in most major cities, view and share photos and videos of your kids, or start your own blog.
Elder Wisdom Circle
is for you if you are looking for some sage advice from a "cyber-grandparent." Submit a question along with your e-mail address and you'll receive a confidential, personalized response from one of the site's elders within a few days. If you find an elder you particularly like, you can write questions directed to him or her.
is an online parenting community. Read or write advice for other parents (on teething, toilet training, pregnancy, or whatever you like), join communities of parents with similar interests or parenting styles, and upload photos of your little ones to share with everyone (or just to share with family and friends).
For parenting blogs ...
is a blog with practical parenting advice from other parents. Rather than the administrator of the blog giving advice alone, this blog gets tried tips and suggestions from its readers. You'll find advice such as suggesting you clip your young child's nails while they sleep so they don't fuss and how to change diapers without getting diaper cream on your hands.
is the collective blog of about 40 modern-day moms. In the "DotMom Daily" posts you'll find links to the latest news stories about parenting and children.
is a blog for dads with product reviews, child product recall commentary, and then more obscure entries like "NYC men's room changing tables."
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