Community & Web Resources for Parents & Caregivers

Early Childhood Partners
Early Childhood Partners provides support for families and children from before birth through school age. We provide access to comprehensive services, child development information, and educational opportunities to support you in your role as your child’s first teacher.

North Shore Kid
The North Shore Kid website is a helpful event calendar and resource guide for families North of Boston.

Macaroni Kid North Shore
Macaroni Kid North Shore and its family of Publisher Moms are dedicated to delivering the scoop on all the family-friendly events and activities happening in their communities each week.

The Kinda Guide
Developed by parents and education professionals at EdNavigator, a nonprofit organization that specializes in supporting families’ educational success, The Kinda Guide offers weekly, one-stop, ad-free guidance and information. Think of it as your down-to-earth, fun-to-read handbook for managing life, work, and school while the whole family is together at home, yet somehow feeling more disconnected than ever.

On the Ten Percent Happier Podcast Dan Harris interviewed Susan Kaiser Greenland, author of Mindful Games and Mindful Games Acitivity Cards, for meditation practices the whole family can do in this excruciatingly stressful time.  Listen to Parenting in a Pandemic

The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud…from Children’s Screen Time Action Network
Many people cherish the memory of being read a story at bedtime by a parent, grandparent, or older sibling. But few know how this simple act lights up the inner workings of a child’s brain – even older children and teens! Join pediatrician John Hutton and Wall Street Journal children’s book critic Meghan Gurdon explore the profound impact reading aloud can have on children’s development in this Action Network Live event here

The Artful Parent
Enjoy 19 creative activities from The Artful Parent by Jean Van’t Hul that use supplies you already have at home…really!  Prepare to be inspired!

Healthy Cooking at Home with Megan Telpner
Founder of the Culinary Academy of Nutrition in Toronto, Ontario, Megan Telpner shares 15 Cooking Projects you can do at home.  Start cooking, baking, fermenting, sprouting healthy foods here