Thursday, May 9, 2013

Great Websites for Kids

Whether you and your kids are looking for websites that have  homework help, safe sites to play games on, sites that have lots of volunteer opportunities in your area, sites that have safe social networking and email for kids, watch kids TV shows, look up health information, or you are looking for online music sites, this page has them for you!   

Click here to link to the site

On this page are 18 different sections that have websites by category. Here is a screen shot of the first 6:

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Friday, May 3, 2013

Baby's First Year Milestones

Fun Baby Firsts: The Exciting Milestones of Baby's First Year  (title is a link)

webinar from the Minnesota Working Family Resource Center (another link)

Watching your new baby grow and develop is such a joyful part of parenthood.  Learn about the amazing leaps and bounds your baby will make in the first year, and how to promote development.  Parents will learn when to seek help for concerns, and how to access community resources dealing with development. 

Presenter: Sara Pearce, RN CNM IBCLC Amma Parenting Center 

Sara is the founder of Amma Parenting Center, as well as Director of Education. She holds a BA from Wellesley College and a Masters of Science in Nursing from Yale University. A Registered Nurse since 1995 and Certified Nurse-Midwife since 1997, Sara practiced OB nursing and midwifery in North Carolina and Minnesota until 2001, when she shifted focus to education. She founded Amma Parenting Center in 2007 to bring the New Mama Class to new mothers and became an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.   You can click on the title or this link to go to the registration page.