Paso Parents, here are some great sites and articles related
to parenting or of interest or value to parents. Please take a
time to look at the information provided below;
- The National Parenting Center creates monthly issues of the
award-winning electronic newsletter ParenTalk. Featuring
columns written by TNPC's child-rearing expert panelists,
ParenTalk is filled with the advice and information that
parents want most. With the goal of helping parents feel
confident in their own abilities, the
ParenTalk - newsletter
provides the latest in medical, behavioral, and educational
information. There is a Parents Corner, Parents Chat and
Parenting - A magazine for new or soon-to-be
mothers. This includes the latest on topics like planning,
health, labor, postpartum relationships, lifestyle, babytalk,
pregnancy, health & fitness, work & family relationships, time
for you and more.
DFPS - The Texas Department of Family and
Protective Services previously called the Texas Department of
Protective and Regulatory Services is charged with protecting
children, adults who are elderly or have disabilities living
at home or in state facilities, and licensing group day-care
homes, day-care centers, and registered family homes. The
agency is also charged with managing community-based programs
that prevent delinquency, abuse, neglect and exploitation of
Texas children, elderly and disabled adults. Every day,
employees in more than 249 offices across the state protect
the physical safety and emotional well-being of the most
vulnerable citizens of Texas.
Clip and Save - Parents are looking to save
some money on groceries? We found this coupon site to be full
of great savings and easy to use. Just log in, put your zip
code and begin saving.
Scholastic - the world's largest publisher
and distributor of children's books -- like "Harry Potter,"
"Clifford the Big Red Dog," and "The Magic School Bus" --
offers games, contests, learning tools and homework help for
children ages 0-13 and the educators and family members who
support their development.
Family Fun - A website dedicated to family fun and
entertainment. Great ideas for parents to give their kids to
do over breaks, weekends, evenings and fun projects. http://familyfun.go.com/
Need Advice on Selecting a
Pediatrician? Donít have a pediatrician? Not sure where
to start looking? Go online to get our
article on where to look as well as steps
to take, right questions to ask and what
to look for in a pediatrician.
Safe Internet for Your Kids - Parents,
your child has a 1 in 6 chance if they are in the internet
they will be approached by a predator. The internet is and can
one of the best resources for your child, but it can also be
the most dangerous.
Safe Internet for Kids
Boys and Girls Club El Paso -
established in 1929 to provide an outlet for disadvantaged
children. Since then the Boys & Girls clubs have provided
various activities and annual events to keep the kids off the