Caring for Children


“Children do not care how much you know until they know how much you care.”
-Teddy Roosevelt

From bathtime to well visits to nighttime snuggles, caring for children requires looking out for both their physical and mental well-being. In addition to meeting their most basic needs, parenting calls for a delicate balance between love and affection and rules and discipline. And, while finding that middle ground can be difficult, it’s always worthwhile.

Child Care Resources for Parents

12 Questions Every First-Time Parent Asks – A pediatrician answers common questions about how to care for a new baby.

Becoming a Stepparent – Tips to help new stepparents tackle the joys and challenges of joining a family.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren – Advice for parenting “the second time around.”

5 Things You Need to Survive as a Foster Parent – Ideas and strategies for foster parents to avoid burnout, find time for self-care, and nurture their marriage.