Most libraries in the Lackawanna County Library System have parenting collections, as well as helpful books in our general collections.
- Choose My Plate
A guide to help you make smart food choices from the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP), an organization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
- Family Education
Parenting advice for teenagers.
- Healthy Children
From the American Academy of Pediatrics. The link will take you to the Teen page, but the website provides information on many health issues.
- Kids Health from Nemours
Not only provides facts about health, but “also provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens. Information covers birth – teens.
- Learning Disabilities Association of America
Provides support, advocacy, resources and more for parents, educators, adults with LD, and professionals who serve individuals with learning disabilities.
- Mayo Clinic: Healthy Lifestyle
Information throughout life stages: Pregnancy, Children (Infant and Toddlers, Children, Tween and Teen), and Adults. After choosing an age category click on the In-Depth tab for various topics ranging from Bullying to Healthy Body Image to Teen Eating Disorders and much more.
- Office of Adolescent Health
“The Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of adolescents to enable them to become healthy, productive adults.”
- Reach Foundation
Learn about school options for your children.