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Child Development
REadyKidSA
ReadyKidSA is a coalition of organizations across Bexar County that builds on successful child and family programs in San Antonio.
Positive Parenting Tips
As a parent you give your children a good start in life—you nurture, protect and guide them. Parenting is a process that prepares your child for independence. As your child grows and develops, there are many things you can do to help your child. These links will help you learn more about your child’s development, positive parenting, safety, and health at each stage of your child’s life.
Parent Toolkit
This toolkit will help you navigate your child’s journey from pre-kindergarten through high school. It is designed to help you track and support progress at each stage.
Child Development Parent Resources
This website provides an evolving list of selected websites on a variety of topics.
All About Young Children: Information for Families on Children’s Early Development
As a parent, you are your child’s first teacher. You have experienced how fascinating and how puzzling your young child can sometimes be. We invite you to explore with us information that can help you understand your child’s learning and discover new ways to support your growing child.
Child & Family WebGuide
The WebGuide is a directory that evaluates, describes and provides links to hundreds of sites containing child development research and practical advice. Topics are selected on the basis of parent recommendations; they cover all ages, from early child development through adolescence. Online searches for many parent topics yield information that is inconsistent with child development research. The WebGuide selects sites that have the highest quality child development research and that are parent friendly.
Vroom
There is no time in life when the brain develops more rapidly than during the first five years. So by building children’s brains from the earliest ages, you’re actually shaping the foundation for future learning.
Zero to Three: Parent Favorites
Zero To Three is a national nonprofit organization that provides parents, professionals, and policymakers with the knowledge and the know-how to nurture early development.
Bright Futures Resources for Families
The resources on this website can help you protect and promote your child's health by increasing your knowledge of children's health issues, providing assistance on partnering with health care providers, and linking you to helpful organizations and tools.
The Whole Child
The Whole Child provides child development resources for parents and educators including articles, videos, and age appropriate activities.
Child Development Institute
The mission of Child Development Institute is to become the “go to” site for parents for information, products and services related to child development, psychology, health, parenting, learning, media, entertainment, family activities as well as to connect with other parents, professional experts organizations and other useful websites.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Essentials for Parenting
Parenting is hard work! But it can also be fun and rewarding. There are many things you can do to help build a safe, stable, and nurturing relationship with your child. This website will help you handle some common parenting challenges, so you can be a more confident parent and enjoy helping your child grow.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Learn the Signs. Act Early.
From birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in how he plays, learns, speaks, acts and moves. Track your child’s development and act early if you have a concern.
Contact:
Kimberly Baumgardner, M.Ed.
Educational Specialist Manager, Family Engagement
(210) 370-5431

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