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Handy Websites 


ABCya.com
Educational games and activities for elementary students!


A Kid's Heart.com
Type and print your own manuscript worksheets to help chldren practice writing skills, printable worksheets and coloring pages, online jigsaw puzzles and more!


BabyCenter.com
Information on pregnancy, children's health, parenting and more!


BabyFirsttv.com
Videos, games and lessons for babies!


Bullying
Great article on identifying and preventing bullying in today's schools!


Computer Memory Games for Kids
Fun games to improve and test your memory skills!
(Thanks to some very special friends for the great suggestion!)


Cookie.com
Educational games, stories and free printable worksheets!


Coolmath.com
Math lessons and games designed for ages 13-100!


Coolmath4kids.com
Math lessons and games designed for ages 3-12!


DLTK's Crafts For Kids
A variety of fun, printable children's crafts, coloring pages and more!


Funbrain.com
Interactive, educational games for children of all ages!


Highlights Kids.com
Play games, make crafts, read stories; just like in the magazine!



Infant Toddler Temperament Tool
An online survey that allows parents and caregivers of infants and toddlers
to recognize and explore their own temperament traits and those of a child
for which they provide care.



Kaboose
Parenting articles, crafts, cooking with kids,
children's health guides and more!


Kid Care Review.com
Child care reviews for you, by you! 
Read and share experiences of Bucks County area preschools and daycare facilities.



KidsHealth
Website for children's health and development.


National Geographic for Kids
Features different people, animals and places with facts, games,
activities and related links.



Mothering.com
Information on all things mothering!


PBS Kids
Play educational games, watch PBS shows and
find activities like coloring and music!



PreKinders
Resources for Pre-K teachers but a lot of useful activities you can use with
your child at home!


Seussville.com
Official site of Dr. Seuss and Cat in the Hat where your child can read,
play games and print activities!



Sheppard Software
Hundreds of educational games, activities, quizzes and more!


Starfall.com
Great website for children to practice phonemic awareness skills
and learn to read!


Stop Bullying Now
Research-based strategies for reducing bullying in schools.


Storyline Online
An on-line streaming video program featuring SAG members
reading children's books aloud!



Switcheroozoo.com
Make new animals, play animal games, solve jigsaw puzzles,
learn about animals and more!



Two Peds in a Pod
Pediatric blog and podcasts for parents on the go.





Parent Resources 


A Woman's Place
A Woman's Place is the only domestic violence organization in Bucks County, PA.  AWP provides comprehensive, free, private, and confidential service, support, education, outreach and advocacy to victims of domestic and dating violence and their children.
(215) 343-9241



Breastfeeding Resource Center
A non-profit corporation committed to providing expert clinical and
educational breastfeeding services.
(215) 886-2433


Bucks County Resource Directory
A comprehensive resource guide for homeless families, children and youth and other families and individuals who are struggling with various issues.


Cadence Hearing Services
Dr. Lynda Wayne, audiologist, located in Newtown/Langhorne area performs hearing tests for pediatrics to geriatrics. A variety of hearing instruments are dispensed as well as custom ear plugs for music, sleeping, hunting and swimming can be made.
Par with most insurances.
Call today (215) 860-3154, www.cadencehearing.com or drwayne@cadencehearing.com.


Car Seat Safety Inspections at St. Mary Medical Center

Complimentary infant or child booster seat installation inspections by appointment only;
call (215)
710-5900
.


Certified Infant and Toddler Sleep Consultant
Jennifer Schindele is a Certified Infant and Toddler Sleep Consultant.  Jennifer's mission is to help parents give the gift of sleep to both their children and in turn, themselves.  Her mission is executed by personalizing a step-by-step program to gently help teach the child to independently fall asleep, and stay asleep, the whole night through (and nap peacefully during the day).
Gift of Sleep Consulting (267) 382-0826


CHIP - Pennsylvania's Children's Health Insurance Program
Pennsylvania's CHIP program provides health insurance to all uninsured children and teens who are not eligible for or enrolled in Medical Assistance.


Family Breastfeeding Association
A non-profit, volunteer organization which provides support, education and encouragement to nursing mothers and their families.


Flexible Postpartum Doula Care
Support includes breastfeeding and education, infant care and soothing techniques, education in postpartum adjustment and mood disorders and help with multiples.
(267) 266-5194



Infant Sleep Consultant
Jessica Gleason is a baby sleep consultant dedicated to helping your baby nap during the day and sleep through the night.  With Jessica's support, you will work together
to develop a plan that works best for you and your family.
(267) 222-2020



It Takes a Village Baby Consultants
The primary goal of It Takes a Village Baby Consultants™ is to educate and support growing families. We want to be there to help parents to trust their instincts and be active participants of the care and development of their child. Whether you need help with your infant or toddler's sleep, preparing for your newborn, or setting limits with your preschooler. We want to be there first as a resource then as a member of "your village".  Please visit our website at villagebabyconsultants.com.
(215) 460-8096



It Takes New Friends
It Takes New Friends is a resource website run by Pattijo Shaffer for info on child advocacy, inspirational speaking (for businesses, schools, conferences etc.), parent tips, what to look for in child care, etc. The purpose of this website is to find new connections and 'friends' to help your children succeed! Please navigate through this website to find specific resources for your children.
There are many services offered and varying rates to fit you personal needs.



Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania
Legal represntation to low-income and vulnerable people in Bucks and Montgomery Counties.  They offer help with family law, housing, consumer law, public benefits, employment and more. 



Live Well Services
Live Well Servcies, Inc. provides Intensive Outpatient Treatment to adolescents and adults.  Their program provides peer support in a group setting twice per week in addition to individual/family sessions.  If you are just searching for medication management, they have those services available.  They provide ADD/ADHD testing by their Psychologist.  Most commercial insurances accepted.  Specialized testing may require additional fee. 
For more information, please do not hesitate to call them.
(215) 968-7600



Mommysitters Club
Register on this free site to create a group with friends so you can schedule play dates, swap sitter services with one another and more!


Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA)
NOVA supports, counsels and empowers victims of sexual assault and other serious crimes in Bucks County and works to prevent and eliminate violence in society through advocacy, training, community education and prevention programs.
(800) 675-6900



St. Mary Medical Center Parenting Resource Center
The Center provides parenting workshops and weekly parent-child classes. 
The Parenting Resource Center is located in the
Child Development Center building at the rear of the St. Mary campus.
(215) 710-5976



Sweet Baby Mae - Cloth Diaper Consultants
Sweet Baby Mae is a personal cloth diaper consulting company specializing in diaper demonstration parties, personal consultations and group presentations. 
They teach the ins and outs of cloth diapers in a relaxed, hands-on environment by bringing the product right to you!
Sweet Baby Mae eliminates the guesswork and helps parents get started in cloth.



The Center for Parenting Education
The Center for Parenting Education offers educational workshops, discussion groups, parent/child activities, personal parenting coaches, on-demand presentations, articles and online workshops. 
Located in Abington, PA

(215) 657-5720


The Council Rock Parenting Academy
They offer community and school programs to reduce risk behaviors of our youth, helping them reach their full potential in a healthy environment.
(215) 944-1006



The Peace Center
Programs designed to help reduce violence and conflict in our schools, homes and communities through a multicultural, community-based approach.
(215) 750-7220



The Postpartum Stress Center
The Postpartum Stress Center provides support, counseling and education to women and their families who experience difficulties related to pregnancy, pregnancy loss or the postpartum period.  They specialize in the treatment or prenatal and postpartum depression and anxiety.
(610) 525-7527



Tours of Maternal/Child Unit at St. Mary Medical Center
Tours occur on Wednesdays at 7:00pm and Saturdays at 2:00pm. 
Please call before attendance; if another time would be more convenient,
please call and they will try to accommodate you.
(215) 710-MOMS



WIC - Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program
WIC provides federal grants to states for supplemental foods,
healthcare referrals and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children
up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.



YWCA Bucks County
The YWCA is a non-profit organization that provides self-help classes for women, children and families on tops including parenting, family literacy, employment services, computer training, financial literacy and English as a second language.





Support Groups 


Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous
Tuesdays from 7-8pm at Bryn Athyn Cathedral.
(267) 334-1574



Because I Love You (BILY)
Support group for parents who have children of all ages with behavioral problems such as attitude, physical or verbal abuse, substance abuse, irregular school attendance/poor grades, runaway situations and other forms of defiance of authority. Led by parents who have had similar family problems.  Confidentiality is essential.  Referrals provided to additional community resources. 
Call (888) 443-448
1 for a meeting time near you.


Buxmont Mommies
As part of The Mommies Network, BuxmontMommies.com is a free community for moms in Bucks County, Montgomery County and Philadelphia, PA.  BuxmontMommies.com offers a simple way to connect with local moms for friendship, support and fun


Holistic Moms Network
A nonprofit organization connecting parents who are interested in
holistic health and green living.



Living In Family Environments (L.I.F.E)
This program is through Penndel Mental Health Center and supports parents of children/adolescents who are experiencing mental health and/or behavioral issues and who are multi-system involved; support, education and advocacy provided through individual contacts as well as groups and workshops which vary in time and location.  Available to all county residents.
This program is free!  Call (215) 750-7651 for more information.



Moms Club
Support group designed for the at-home mother of today.



Mothers of Preschoolers
(MOPS)
A non-denominational Christian group offering support to mothers.
There are multiple locations in the area;
click on the link to find a location near you.



Over Eaters Anonymous
Support groups are held at various locations in the Bucks/Philadelphia areas.
Click the link to find a support group near you.



Sharing and Caring of Bucks County
Support group for parents of children/adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, MR and other neurological disorders.  They also offer a support group for siblings over the age of 7 years old at the same time as the support group for parents.  Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month from September-May from 7-9pm at Bucks County Community College Newtown Campus Room:  Portable 6.


Survivors of Suicide
Support group for those who lost loved ones to suicide.  Various locations in the PA area; click the link to find a location near you.


The Teen Center

The Teen Center is a free and confidential place for teens ages 13-21 that is open every Thursday and Friday evening.  Teens who come to The Teen Center are struggling with a variety of problems including:  substance abuse, relationship difficulties, homelessness,
difficulties in school, thoughts of suicide and depression.



Toughlove International
Self-help weekly support group for parents or caretakers of problem children ages 8 to 50.  Parents work together to regain control in their community and help their children take responsibility for their actions.
(800) 333-1069


















































































































































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