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503. Parenting: A Growth Experience

Wade F. Horn, Ph.D., clinical child psychology; director in Deloitte Consulting LLP Public Sector Practice

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Find local parenting groups and visit/participate

Explore books in libraries and book stores, all with many options of parenting books

NFI — National Fatherhood Initiative

Boot Camp for New Dads (Greg Bishop)

Explore Web re: parenting and parenthood and specific issues

502. Our Legacy to Our Children (II)

Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt, Congregation B’nai Tzedek (Potomac,MD), author, G-d, Prayer, and Spirituality
Connie Krupin, author/artist, A Time to be Born: A Jewish Baby Journal

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Local religious and community institutions and organizations


501. The Future of the Family

Micah Salb, Attorney, Lippman, Semsker & Salb, LLC

John B. Mahaffie, Co-founder and Principal, Leading Futurists LLC

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500. Twins, Siblings, Family Relationships

Nancy Segal, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology; Director, Twin Studies Center, California State University; author, Someone Else’s Twin: The True Story of Babies Switched at Birth

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National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs, Inc.

Out of Print – “He Was Not My Son” by Madeline Joye (1954)


499. Our Children’s Environment

Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D., visiting scholar, Ithaca College; author, Raising Elijah:Protecting Our Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis

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Annotated appendix at end of Raising Elijah offers list of helpful resources


498. Environmental Education

Vini Schoene, Director of the Burgundy Center for Wildlife Studies, Cooper’s Cove Wildlife Sanctuary

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Regional Parks are wonderful resources everywhere – look for Web sites for local park systems.


497. Understanding Stressed Behavior

Claudia Gold, M.D., general and behavioral pediatrics; author, Keeping Your Child in Mind

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Zero to Three

Brazelton Touchpoints Center

Society of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics


496. Cooking for Life

Susan Reilly, DC City Program Manager, Common Threads

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Resources -Lots of information about Common Threads, as well as opportunity to order the

495. Cyberspace Advertising to Kids

Michael Brody, M.D., Adult and Child Psychiatrist; author, Messages: Self-Help Through Popular Culture

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Seductive Screens (in the works, not yet pub. by Michael Brody)

Explore Web sites of:
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
American Academy of Pediatrics


494. Plugged-In Teens

Lee Rainie, Director, Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project

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For advice, parents network among themselves and their own contacts (teachers and other professionals)

Community of Helpers:

  • Cable companies
  • Wireless companies
  • Internet service providers

All have resources families can draw on.

Advocacy Groups
FOSI (Family Online Safety Institute) – provides updated resources

Common Sense Media – Research and resources for families