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Being a parent is very rewarding, but quite challenging at times. Understanding how children grow and develop and learning how to communicate with them can be of tremendous help in the parent-child relationship. Listed below are some common questions and common problems parents face. If you click on the question, you will be linked to an article that can answer that particular question.
General Parenting Advice
OneToughJob.org - This website provides parents with current, reliable, and practical information on a variety of parenting topics
PBS Parents - This website is filled with information on child development and early learning.
Parenting.org - This website offers resources for better parenting and answers many common questions that parents have. The website also offer free downloadable e-books.
Kidshealth.org - This website has some great information about identifying ADHD, how it is treated, and what parents can do to help your child at home and in the classroom.
National Institute Mental Health - This website is a great resource for learning in-depth information on ADHD such as the causes of it and the treatment for it.
National Crime Prevention Council - This website has a lot of information specifically about what parents can do to stop bullying.
Education.com - This website provides expert advice and many articles for parents on the topic of bullying.
Worrywisekids.org - This website is a service of the Children's Center for OCD and Anxiety and helps children cope with and overcome the worry and anxiety in their lives, with a special section designated just for parents.
Anxiety Disorders Association of America - This website offers information and support for those who suffer from anxiety and there is a section specifically about anxiety in children and what parents can do to help.