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Area Preschools - Click on the name of a preschool to see its address, phone number, and other information. This list is maintained by Gail Borden Public Library.
Area Daycare Centers (DCFS licensed) - Click on the daycare's name to see its address, phone number, and other information. This list is maintained by Gail Borden Public Library.
These websites provide parenting information and advice. Included are sites that offer advice on feeding your child, discipline, development, behavior and dealing with common problems.
20 fun indoor activities for bored children
Fun, easy activities you can do with supplies you already have in the house.
The National Kidney Foundation provides bed-wetting information and support.
FAQs and help for both victims and bullies.
This is a top resource for for parenting issues, education, special needs parenting, health and fun for kids and their parents in the Chicago area.
Facts for Families
Information on issues that affect the mental health of children, teenagers and their families, from the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
Go West Young Mom
Stories about family fun west of Chicago, including a calendar of events.
Internet Resources for Special Children
Directory of resources for children with disabilities and other health related disorders.
Rules for many indoor and outdoor games, from Amoeba Tag to Winkum.
Health information and support separated into three sites: one for parents, one for kids and one for teenagers.
Literary magazine showcasing writing about motherhood.
National Stepfamily Resource Center
Information and resources for blended families.
Locate activities for kids, indoor and outdoor events, zoos, school and childcare information, and much more.
Responsible Single Fathers Forum
A forum for custodial and non-custodial single fathers.
Support for stay-at-home dads and primary caregiving fathers and their families.
Talking to 'Tweens
An article about communicating with your middle-schooler, by Harvard Medical School psychologist and child development expert Dr. Lawrence Kutner.
Talk with your kids
Tips for talking with your kids about tough issues. Spanish version of this site also.
Free text message to help moms through pregnancy and the baby's first year. Also available in Spanish.
Zero To Three
Straightforward articles about encouraging the development of babies and toddlers.