Looking for parenting guidance and ideas online?

Here are websites I recommend with great parenting information:

The Parent Encouragement Program (PEP) offers parenting education classes and support, teaching practical parenting skills geared to each stage of your child’s development.

Dr. Jane Nelsen, founder of the Positive Discipline approach, has written numerous helpful and practical books for parents.

A parenting organization based in Palo Alto, California that offers valuable information and a monthly newsletter.

A website offering video clips of parenting experts on every topic.

Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education has up-to-date research information on parenting issues.

Dr. Dan Siegel is the author of numerous books on neurobiology and relationships.  His Institute offers on-line courses and lectures with a scientific emphasis on the mind and well-being.

Dr. Lawrence Cohen, author of Playful Parenting and The Opposite of Worry: The Playful Parenting Approach to Childhood Anxieties and Fears.

Dr. Michael Thompson has 35 years of experience as a clinical psychologist, school consultant and international speaker with some of the best known books in the field of parenting.

Tim Elmore is president of Growing Leaders, a nonprofit that helps develop emerging leaders under the philosophy that each child is born with leadership qualities.

Websites for couples relationships

Imago Therapy website.

Dr. Sue Johnson’s Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: www.uceeft.com and www.holdmetight.com

The website and blog of psychologist Daniel Goleman, Ph.D., author of the New York Times bestseller, Emotional Intelligence and Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships.