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Resource Guide

Check out our resource guide! We've got information about everything from playgrounds and museums to food assistance and childcare support. 

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Our favorite news articles, events, and resources

Current Resources

The Impact of Parental Burnout - American Psychological Association 
COVID-19 and Kids: How mRNA Vaccines Work - CDC
5 Ways to Prepare your Child for the COVID Vaccine - Michigan Health
The Power of Play - American Academy of Pediatrics 
Screen Time During the Coronavirus Crisis
- Child Mind Institute
Why we need to pay more attention to younger children and their parents
- KQED
Kids of the COVID generation - Knowable Magazine 
COVIBOOK - Supporting and Reassuring Children 
Talking with Children About Difficult Things in the News
- Fred Rogers Center  
How to Avoid Passing Anxiety on to Your Kids
- Child Mind Institute
Where is My Stimulus Payment? - Like Hacker
Growing Friendships During the COVID Pandemic
by Eileen Kennedy-Moore, PhD
The Year's Best Advice for Raising Kids - The Best of LifeHacker
As the Pandemic Trudges On, What to Say to Our Kids - The Hechinger Report 
The Coming COVID-19 Baby Bust - Brookings 
Helping Kids Cope with Stress - VeryWellMind
50 Kid activities to get you through the winter - What's Up Moms
This or That? How babies picks becomes preferences - NPR One
How to raise race-conscious children - Erin Winkler
The Reckoning: When a pandemic collides with systemic racism - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
How to find a place for kids to play in the pandemic - Greater Good Magazine 
COVID-19 yet another challenge for grandfamilies - MedPage Today
The parental burnout crisis has reached a tipping point - Vox News 

Additional Resources

COVID-19

You'll find current COVID-19 information and specific pandemic information intended for families. 

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Ready for Kindergarten

Do you have rising Kindergartner? You'll find a collection of resources and activities here that will aid their transition from home or preschool to Kindergarten.  

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Agencies Serving Parents & Children

We've assembled a list of agencies and organizations that strive to meet the needs of families. You'll find everything from your local YMCA to information about Early Intervention here. 

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Early Literacy 

Long before your child learns to read, they are developing the skills that will help them cuddle up with a good book. Reading to your child every day is a great start, but did you know that talking, drawing, and singing are great ways to build a life-long reader?  

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Concrete Support

Find information about everything from food pantries to housing assistance here. 

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Childcare

Looking for childcare? Don't know where to start? We've compiled a list of relevant resources here. 

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Public Schools

Find a list of area public schools here. 

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Just for Parents 

Building social connections and fostering parental resilience are two of the Strengthening Families Protective Factors. Part of being a successful parent is taking time to connect with others and taking time to care for yourself!   

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