Parent Links

Website links for Head Start parents, guardians and other adults responsible for our Head Start children.  Click on any of the website names or descriptions to link to the information.


FIRST SIGNS - First Signs is dedicated to educating parents and professionals about autism and related disorders.

Help Me Grow Developmental Milestones - Video clips and information on developmental milestones.

Mattress Help - This website is dedicated to information regarding children and sleep.  Information regarding healthy bedtime routines, how much sleep does a child require at various ages, safe sleeping conditions for children, and provides information about the different mattresses available for children.   Lots of great information in one place!

Minnesota Department of Education - The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) launched a new website today designed to provide educators, parents and the public with an intuitive, easy-to-navigate tools.  This website brings the Department of Education into the 21st century with a one-stop shop where parents, educators and the public can get the information they need to make good decisions for children of all ages including preschool children.  Look for the link at the top of the site titled "Just for Parents"!

Minnesota Department of Health - Information on how to apply for a birth certificate, immunizations, safety tips, and more.

NHSA One Window of Opportunity Video - Video on supporting Head Start.

Safe Kids Worldwide - Parenting tips and information on safety.

Safe Home - This website provides a guide to baby and childproofing your home along with links to other helpful sites such as National Safety Council, United States Consumer Product Safety Commision, and Poison Control.

Text4Baby - Sign up to receive free support through text messages throughout your pregnancy and baby's first year on parental, baby health, parenting topics.

Zero toThree - Little Kids, Big Questions - ZERO TO THREE’s podcast series, Little Kids, Big Questions, addresses some of the most common (and challenging) issues facing parents of babies and toddlers, such as: helping a baby learn to sleep through the night; dealing with a picky eater; and learning to set limits on children’s behavior.  These questions—and more—are covered in this series of 12 podcasts, hosted by Ann Pleshette Murphy, a past contributor to ABC’s Good Morning America Parenting Segment and Vice President of the ZERO TO THREE Board of Directors.

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