The What's Where in Parenting Directory is filled with resources available to families in the Black Hawk County area, and is available to all families. Many of the resources listed are free or cost little, and are offered at numerous locations. Click here to request the directory.
Parenting Information and Tips
Informative articles for parents on specific concerns/issues related to parenting. Click on the category (Early Childhood; School Age Children; or Parent Involvement in Education) and the titles of the various articles will pop up.
Informative articles and resources for parents on a variety of mental health issues
Facts for Families from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Provides up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families
Information to deal with common parenting challenges and problems, so that you raise happy and healthy kids
Focus on the Family: Helping Families Thrive
Articles and tips on parenting and family life
1-2-3 Magic Discipline for Children
How to use '1-2-3 Magic' Discipline
1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for children
Dr. Thomas Phelan's website of parent resources for effective discipline and parenting
Talking with Kids about the News
The news and world events can be especially confusing and frightening for children. Tips for talking with kids about the stories and images they are exposed to by the news and other media.