Parenting Links

SCREENS

Young Children in the Digital Age: A Parent’s Guide
https://www.unce.unr.edu/publications/files/cy/2013/fs1322.pdf

The Science of Parenting: Turn off the media, improve your child’s health. Video games and other media: pros and cons (2010)
https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1100&context=extension_families_pubs

Screen Sense: Setting the Record Straight
https://nyspep.org/application/files/4015/0005/1044/Screen_Sense_-_White_Paper.pdf

PLAY

What Young Children Learn Through Play (2009)
https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/a80f/3d84a3a14f5fa79a842c73bd3b79be8bc205.pdf

The Importance of Play in Early Childhood Development
http://health.msuextension.org/documents/MT201003HR.pdf

SLEEP

Sleep Soundly: How to establish good sleep habits in your children (2009)
http://extension.missouri.edu/explorepdf/hesguide/humanrel/gh6116.pdf

How Important is Sleep for My Young Athlete?
http://nyshsi.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/NYSHS...

Healthy Sleep Habits: How Many Hours Does Your Child Need?
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/healthy-li...

DISCIPLINE

Discipline: A Parent’s Guide for Infants and Toddlers (2005)
http://store.msuextension.org/publications/HomeHealthandFamily/MT200412HR.pdf

Discipline versus Punishment
https://extension.tennessee.edu/centerforparenting...

Positive Discipline and Child Guidance
http://extension.missouri.edu/johnson/documents/gh...

RAISING HEALTHY CHILDREN

Raising Healthy Children: Promoting a Positive Feeding Experience
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/FY/FY139700.pdf

Parents are vital in preventing early childhood obesity
https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/parents_are_vital_in...

Choosing Meals for Picky Eaters
http://blogs.cornell.edu/ccesuffolkfhw/2019/05/31/...

Cooking with your little ones
http://blogs.cornell.edu/ccesuffolkfhw/2014/02/24/...

Raising Healthy Children: The Importance of Family Meals
http://pmp.ohioaap.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/...

Children’s Activity Pyramid
https://www.mdpedi.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/...

“Do I Look Fat in This?”: The Role of the Mother-Daughter Relationships in Determining Body Image
http://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/IR/00/00/41/67/000...

SEXUALITY AND DATING

Sexuality and Your Child (ages 3-7) (1995)
http://extension.missouri.edu/explorepdf/hesguide/humanrel/gh6002.pdf

Teen Talk: A survival guide for parents of teenagers.“I’ve met someone special” (2011)
https://extension.umn.edu/changing-relationships/ive-met-someone-special-talking-teens-about-dating

Talking about sex (2007)
https://extension.tennessee.edu/publications/Documents/SP681-D.pdf

TEMPER TANTRUMS AND EMOTION DEVELOPMENT

Understanding Children: Temper Tantrums (2002)
https://www.extension.iastate.edu/linn/sites/www.extension.iastate.edu/files/linn/Tempertantrums105.pdf

Top Tips for Surviving Tantrums
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/family-lif...

Emotional Development in Preschoolers
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stage...

CHOOSING CHILD CARE

Choosing Child Care
http://uhfamily.hawaii.edu/publications/ChildCare/...

Choosing a Child Care Center
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/family-lif...

GRANDPARENTING

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Parenting the Next Generation
http://stillwater.msuextension.org/fcsmontguides/G...

Grandparents: As Parents
https://extension.colostate.edu/docs/pubs/consumer...


Last updated January 9, 2020