- Better Kid Care: Parents & Families (PennState Extension)
- Center on the Developing Child (Harvard University)
- Child & Family Web Guide (Tufts University)
- Child Welfare Information Gateway (Children's Bureau)
- Harvard Family Research Project (Harvard Graduate School of Education)
- Kids.gov Page for Parents
- Let's Play America
- Making Caring Common Project - Resources for Parents and Caretakers (Harvard Graduate School of Education)
- Mother-Baby Behavioral Sleep Laboratory (University of Notre Dame)
- National Education Association Parents Page
- Parent Further (Search Institute)
- Parent Toolkit (NBC)
- Parenting Resources
- Parenting Resources (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
- A Substance Abuse Guide for Parents (DrugRehab.com)
- US Dept of Education Parents Page
- William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families (University of Notre Dame)
- YourChild - Development & Behavior Resources (University of Michigan Health Systems)
National, State, and Local Resources
National Parent Help Line (Parents Anonymous, Inc.)
1-855-4A PARENT | 1-855-427-2736
Center for Children and Families Inc.
Cleveland County Health Dept /
Child Guidance Center
Centers, Institutes & Websites
News and Blogs
Articles, Reports & Videos
- Arthur, J. and Kristjánsson, K. (2015). Is good character caught or taught? Big Questions Online. Feb 17.
- Baumeister, R. (2012). Can virtuous habits be cultivated? Big Questions Online. July 24.
- Berkowitz, M. (2017). Character education as developing children into good people. (Video)
- Kahn, J. and Weissbourd, R. (2014) Bullying prevention: The power of empathy. Huffington Post (Nov 17).
- Lorish, P. (2016). On Parenting. Culture Briefing, vol. 57 (July 28). (Culture briefing is published by New City Commons)
- Morgan, B. & Kristjansson, K. (2017). Parents and Social Media. (Jubilee Centre Research Report)
- Parenting in America. The Hedgehog Review 15:3 (Fall 2013). (The Hedgehog Review is published by the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture)
- Pring, R. Formation of Character: the partnership between school and parents. Online Paper: The Jubilee Centre for Character and Values. (PDF)
- Weissbourd, R. (2001). Distancing Dad. The American Prospect (November).
- Weissbourd, R. (2002). Moral Parent, Moral Child. The American Prospect (July).
- Weissbourd, R. (2013). Raising Caring, Respectful, and Courageous Children. (Video)
- Weissbourd, R. et al. (2014). The children we mean to raise: The real messages adults are sending about values. A Report from the Making Caring Common Project.
- Weissbourd, R. (2009). The parents we mean to be: How well-intentioned adults undermine children's moral and emotional development. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Co.
- Narvaez, D., Braungart-Rieker, J., Miller, L., Gettler, L., & Hastings, P. (Eds.) (forthcoming, 2016). Contexts for young child flourishing: Evolution, family and society. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
- Narvaez, D., Panksepp, J., Schore, A., Gleason, T. (2013). Evolution, early experience and human development: From research to practice and policy. New York: Oxford University Press.
- Narvaez, D. Valentino, K., Fuentes, A., McKenna, J., Gray, P. (2014). Ancestral landscapes in human evolution: Culture, Childrearing and social wellbeing. New York: Oxford University Press.
Richard Weissbourd, Ed.D.
Dr. Weissbourd is Senior Lecturer on Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and at the Kennedy School of Government. He is also Faculty Director of the Human Development and Psychology master's program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He specializes in at-risk youth, parenting and family issues, urban schooling and more.