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Child Development Internet Resources

Jodee TennysonThis page contains links to web sites outside of Tarleton.

The links are provided as a convenience for research.

Tarleton has no control over, and is not responsible for the content found on external sites.

Please contact the subject-specialist librarian if you have research questions, would like library instruction, or have material purchase requests.

Jodee Tennyson
Acquisitions Librarian - Office 111A
phone: 254-968-9475

Help is also available by using the Ask a Librarian page, emailing, calling (254) 968-9249, or coming into the library.

Child Developmental Links

BabyCenter - This site is created by parents and reviewed by doctors and other experts. It features current articles, answers to thousands of questions, and features a baby name finder, connections with other parents on line, and more.

Child and Family WebGuide - links to the best sites about infants, children, and teens from Tufts University.

Child Care Nutrition Resource Center - This USDA website provides recipes and information about preparing nutritious and safe meals for children.

Child Development Institute - Child Development Institute was founded by Robert Myers, Ph.D. Dr. Myers is a Clinical Child Psychologist with 20 years of experience working with children, adolescents, families and parents. Realizing the unlimited potential of the internet to provide useful information to parents, he decided to utilize this method to provide parent education that is current, relevant and easy to attain.

Healthy School Meals Resource System - A searchable web site providing information to persons participating in the USDA's child nutrition program.

Kid's Health - This site offers extensive information on childhood illnesses and health issues. Its articles are divided up by their target audience: children, parents, and health professionals.

National Academy for Child Development - The National Academy for Child Development, is an international organization of parents and professionals dedicated to helping children and adults reach their full potential.

National Association of the Education of Young Children - Information for parents and teachers about quality child care, catalog of early childhood books and posters, information about conferences, and FAQs about program accreditation.

Office of Child Care - This web site's main function is to support the needs of state, territorial, and tribal administrators who manage CCDF-related programs. However, the site also includes policy documents, data, and other information that will be of interest to researchers, parents, child-care providers, and other parties interested in child-care issues.

The Whole Child - Excellent web site from PBS. The name says it all!