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Parent Resources


Child Care Aware VA—Search for regulated centers and family day homes near you.


Hampton Public Library and Newport News Public Library—help children learn to read by enjoying books together, beginning in infancy. Free story times for babies and toddlers and free resources on child development.


Born Learning—Hampton Roads website offering tips for parents and caregivers about what to expect and ways to engage your child, from birth to age 6.


Understanding Your Child’s Development—describes important milestones for childhood development.


Reading Is Fundamental—reading-related games and activities for infants through preschool, and information and ideas for fostering emergent literacy in young children.


Scholastic—activity ideas, advice and news for parents of early learners.


Zero to Three—offers tips and information to support parents.


Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning—promotes the social-emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5.


PBS Kids—great games and other resources on child development and school readiness.


Department of Social Services—Resources for early intervention, finding child care,  health and safety, financial assistance and much more.







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