Parenting & Childcare



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Center for the Study of Social Policy – CSSP’s primary goal was to influence public policy affecting poor children and families, the elderly and the disabled. – The source of information for all who share an interest in improving the education and general life experience of young children.

HOPE – Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences – represents a paradigm shift in how we see and talk about the positive experiences that support children’s growth and development into healthy, resilient adults.

HRSA – Maternal & Child Health – The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program supports pregnant people and parents with young children who live in communities that face greater risks and barriers to achieving positive maternal and child health outcomes.

Idaho AEYC – The mission of Idaho AEYC is to advance Idaho’s early learning profession and advocate for children and families.

Idaho Early Learning Guidelines – The latest set of high-quality, research-based Idaho early learnings standards. They are the result of a two-year study and revision process by a team of Idaho’s dedicated early childhood professionals.

Idaho Potato Kid Zone – Activities for kids of all ages – from toddlers learning to color to tweens yearning for an interactive experience, there are fun activities and recipes to help children learn.

Idaho Stars – IdahoSTARS is the leading expert and resource for quality child care in Idaho. We empower parents and early childhood professionals to make safe, healthy, nurturing, and educational child care a top priority. We support child care professionals to continually improve early care and educational practices.

Nurturing Parenting – The Nurturing Parenting Programs are a family-centered trauma-informed initiative designed to build nurturing parenting skills as an alternative to abusive and neglecting parenting and child-rearing practices.

One Tough Job – Good information about the different stages of childhood and especially things you can do with children at each stage to bring learning and fun into your lives.