Parenting Resources

Stop Bullying Now

The Stop Bullying Now Web site is here to help you stop bullying in your school and community. Here you can learn about what works to stop bullying, and what doesn't.

Camp Spirit - Dr. Chris Thurber

Web site of board-certified clinical psychologist, author, consultant, and father, Chris Thurber. Get tips for camp preparation and homesickness prevention.

"Blessing of the Skinned Knee"

Web site of DR. WENDY MOGEL, nationally known clinical psychologist and parent educator whose best-selling parenting book about raising self-reliant children is praised by educators nationwide.

The Case Against Competition

Alfie Kohn writes and speaks widely on human behavior, education, and parenting. The latest of his eleven books are THE HOMEWORK MYTH: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing (2006) and UNCONDITIONAL PARENTING: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason (2005).

Michael Thompson, Ph.D.

Consultant, author and psychologist specializing in children and families. Thompson is the clinical consultant to The Belmont Hill School and has worked in more than 500 schools across the U.S. as well as international schools.

Big City Moms

Big City Moms is the premiere social event group in NYC and NYC moms rely upon Big City Moms as their #1 resource. From seminars, family fun days, mommy and me classes, expectant events, Big City Moms is the place to be all over the city.

My Little Red Book - menstruation anecdotes

Teach girls about first menstrual cyle with 92 real life supportive anecdotes. Royalties from sales of the book are being donated to charities promoting women's health and education.

Kids health.

Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, KidsHealth is the largest and most-visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence.

Talks openly about shyness - what it is and what it feels like. Great resources to help you celebrate your unique self while you learn how to show others the real you.

The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness

Web site of Dr. Edward Hallowell, author of "Delivered from Distraction," the follow-up to "Driven to Distraction," (by Hallowell and Ratey). "Delivered" provides completely updated information about how to live a productive and happy life with ADD. Also, featuring his recent book, "The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness."

Free Online Library

Absolutely free books to download online!

Authentic Happiness

Positive Psychology, a new branch of psychology founded by Dr. Martin Seligman, which focuses on the empirical study of such things as positive emotions, strengths-based character, and healthy institutions. His research has demonstrated that it is possible to be happier — to feel more satisfied, to be more engaged with life, find more meaning, have higher hopes, and probably even laugh and smile more, regardless of one’s circumstances.

101 Car Travel Games & Road Trip Ideas for Kids

Car games, road trip ideas, and lots more. A must for family vacations!

Personality Pathways

Learn about the various applications of Myers Briggs Type Indicator® personality type concepts, the MBTI® instrument, and teh psychological type framework of Carl Jung to education, personal and career development, leadership, teamwork, team building, workplace diversity and business management.

5 Important Conversations

Oprah interviews experts on important things every parent needs to talk to their children about at every age.

Parents Universal Resource Experts

P.U.R.E. is a service to parents and families to assist them with Parent Awareness regarding schools and programs for troubled teens.

Jeff Yalden International

Internationally renowned youth motivational speaker/teen author/teen life coach.

Waterfall Arts

Contemporary arts center in Belfast, Maine. Classes, exhibitions, residencies, events.

Farnsworth Art Museum

Art Museum in Rockland, Maine, offering a nationally recognized collection of works from many of America's greatest artists.