• India’s most comprehensive parenting portal, with excerpts from ParentEdge – India’s leading parenting magazine

6 Awesome Parenting Resources Found Online

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s blog (http://brilindia.com/blog/).


Good parenting is all about trial and error. Nobody is born with all the super mom or super dad skills. All of us want to be the best parent we can be, but we sometimes w may doubt our actions and approaches. After all it’s the most precious living being that is in question. Whenever in doubt, consult the internet. This seems to b a norm these days. But where should you go for parenting advice and tips? There are hundreds of parenting websites. Which ones offer the best parenting resources?

Take a look at these sites for valuable parenting tips.

1. Baby Center, the most reliable online resource, has excellent sections on parenting website, www.babycenter.com, filled with information on parenting issues right from pregnancy to teenage. Particularly useful is their Expert Advice and FAQ’s section, where you can ask questions or look at existing questions asked by parents.

2. Do you have a toddler that you’re toilet training? Do you need to share your parenting experiences and get advice on whether you are doing the right thing? pottytrainingsolutions.com, is a parenting website that offers easy-to- read advice on toilet training. Their series of helpful articles and parenting take you through the entire process of toilet training and the FAQ sections helps with basic parenting advice.

3. A successful parenting website relies on trust, and who has better credentials on parenting than the creators of the PBS show, Sesame Street for all of these years. Their parenting articles www.sesamestreet.org/parenting, give advice on parenting toddlers as well as older children. Recent parenting articles include “How to Raise an Eager Reader” and advice on keeping your parenting resolutions. There’s also a nutrition section and a recipes section in addition to kids activity ideas.

4. Parents of teenagers will appreciate the free parenting tips on byparents- forparents.com. In addition to articles, there are self-tests that allow parents to measure the effectiveness of their parenting techniques. Another highlight of the site is the open parent/teen forum that gives both teens and adults the chance to share their thoughts.

5. Work-at-home moms can sometimes feel isolated. Visit wahm.com to share ideas with like-minded moms (and dads). There are parenting articles, an active parenting forum, and even a section with job leads, featuring telecommuting positions and freelancing gigs.

6. And, finally, for those times when you need a lighter moment, there’s parentinghumor.com, a well written website, dedicated to the lighter side of parenting.Remember that you’re not alone. All parents need advice sometimes. There are thousands of parenting resources online. From parenting workshops to parenting forums, there’s a wealth of information available for parents with children of any age.


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ParentEdge is a bi-monthly magazine for discerning Indian parents who would like to actively contribute to their children’s education, intellectual enrichment and stimulation. The magazine’s premise is that learning is a continuous process, and needs to happen both in and outside of school; thus parents have an important role to play in shaping their children’s interests and intellect.

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