The Up Side of Parenting

I dedicate this post to all who are considering becoming a parent and to parents who daily reaffirm that decision they made long ago.....

Here are online resources which display the rewards of parenting ---  a few you have heard of and many you have probably never seen.

For Dads

10 Tips for New Dads courtesy of WebMD
A Nurturing Father’s Journal:  the workbook for strengthening men’s parenting skills and attitudes is a self-instructional guide exists because “dads don’t always think like moms.”
National Center for Fathering has an excellent resource center as well as an opportunity to get your fathering profile.

For Moms

CafeMom offers conversation, advice, and entertainment
Momastery is the website of author Glennon Doyle Melton.  Her tagline is:  Truth Tellers and Hope Spreaders.
Murphy’s Law for Moms   is a funny and true Café Mom blog post

 For Parents

12 Resources for new parents   this Awake Parents blogger offers some great leads.
iVillage addresses pregnancy and parenting
Pacer Center    champions for children with disabilities offers numerous parenting resources for many topics and all age groups
U.S. Dept. of Education also has a broad array of answers to parenting questions


American Baby Magazine presents information on pregnancy, babies, names, older children, and much more.
Parents   I subscribed to this for years.
Ser Padres   Parents Magazine in Spanish

My final bit of sharing:  click on Pinterest Parenting Inspiration and just soak in all the warmth, wisdom, and love.  The resources and support are out there.  Best wishes!

Grace and Peace,