Subject Guide for Parenting and Family


Parenting and Family

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Academy of Pediatrics
Committed to the physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

Chicago Parent

 A free monthly news magazine offering information, inspiration, perspective and empathy to parents in the Chicago metropolitan area.  Their website offers an activities calendar, classified ads, feature stories and other items of interest to parents.

Family activities, education, and parenting information from Disney. Ideas for parties, recipes, crafts and travel advice.

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services

Child protection, foster care, adoption, day care licensing and other services provided by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).


Health information from the Nemours Foundation, a nonprofit organization devoted to children's health.  Links for parents, kids, and teens.

"An online magazine for families with teens". Covers such issues as college planning, health, dating, driving, and work.

An online community complete with auction of gently used baby items.

Safe Kids USA

A nationwide network of organizations dedicated solely to the prevention of unintentional childhood injury.

Whole Family Center

Family relationship help for teens, spouses, and seniors is the focus here.