Dealing with Tragic Events
PBS Parents: Talking with Kids about the news - http://www.pbs.org/parents/talkingwithkids/news/talking.html
National Association of School Psycologists: Talking to kids about violence - http://www.nasponline.org/resources/crisis_safety/talkingviolence.pdf
Sesame Street: Here for Each Other – Helping Families after an Emergency - http://www.sesameworkshop.org/assets/1192/src/HereForEachOther_vEng2012Modified.pdf
Encouraging Your Children to Read
20 Ways for Parents to Encourage Reading
Children Who Can Read, But Don't
This website is created by teachers and general public. It's a good source if your looking for books by subject or level.
Helping with Homework
Virtual Middle School Library
Lots of links on this page, to sites that will help you with general education information, or with specific subject areas, like Math, Language Arts, Science, etc.
This site is packed with 'back-to-school' information - and it goes beyond homework help (although there is a great homework section here...)
The main back-to-school page includes links on getting ready for school, back-to-school safety, 'what parents need to know this school year', and even breakfast and lunch ideas and recipes.
The home website for Parenting and Babytalk magazines.
Health and Parenting Center
This site from WebMD covers popular hot topics in parenting and health, popular searches as well as access to their online parenting community.
Home website to Parents magazine
Great source for tips on talking to children about growing up
Helping Kids Deal with Bullying (from Kids Health)
Bullying (Great Schools Parenting Dilemmas)
Teen Bullying: What Parents Need to Know (from Mayo Clinic)
Teen Bullying: What Parents Can Do (an education.com article)
Stand for the Silent: an anti-bullying movement
NetSmartz - this site created by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has links for parents, educators, law enforcement to find information for internet safety. Each page provides presentations and links to more information. This site also has a link for parents with teens and a special section just for kids.
Cybersmart - this website created by the Australian government is great for resources and advice about being online safely for all ages.
FBI’s Parent Guide to Internet Safety - this is a direct link to the FBI's informational pamphlet to online exploitation and the risks to your children.