Parenting Education and Support Resources

Community Resources:

Recommended Reads:

Canada’s Baby Care Book: A complete guide from birth to 12 months old
– Dr Jeremy Friedman & Dr Norman Saunder

The Toddler Care Book: A complete guide from 1 to 5 years old
– Dr Jeremy Friedman

The Mother of All Baby Books
– Ann Douglas

The Mother of All Toddler Books
– Ann Douglas

Better Baby Food
– Daina Kalnins & Joanne Saab

Better Food for Kids
– Daina Kalnins & Joanne Saab

Better Sleep for Your Baby and Child
– Dr. Shelly Weiss

Baby Play: Gymboree Parent’s Guide to Play
– Dr Wendy Masi & Dr Roni Chen Liederman

Toddler Play: Gymboree Parent’s Guide to Play
– Dr Wendy Masi

By the Ages: Behavior and Development of Children: Pre-Birth through 8
– K. Eileen Allen & Lynn Marotz

It Takes Two to Talk: Guidebook & DVD for Parents
– The Hanen Centre

Parenting Information

Health
Health Link BC
Healthy Families BC
Health Canada
Sneezes & Diseases – Resource Book

Multiple types of resources for parents- Canadian Content (some multi-lingual information)
Parents Matter

Parenting and Child development information
Healthy Parents Healthy Children
Child Encyclopedia
Raising Children
Zero to Three
Healthy Children
Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University

Discipline
The Child Welfare League of Canada
Triple P Parenting

Car Seat Safety
Buying Booster Seats
Child Car Seats