Helpful Links

Thrive by Five
Washington State's public-private partnership, striving to ensure all children are ready for school and ready for life by age five.

Talaris Institute
Learn about brain development in the early years.

Washington State Child Care Resource & Referral Network
Information about child care in Washington State.

Washington Association for the Education of Young Children
WAEYC  provides information about advocacy issues in Washington State and is a voice for quality early education. 
It is our state's chapter of  NAEYC, the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Child Care Aware
Child Care Aware raises visibility for local child care aware agencies nationwide and connects parents with the local agencies best equipped to serve their needs.

Department of Early Learning
The Division of Child Care and Early Learning licenses and regulates child care homes and centers in the state of Washington. Visit their website to learn more.

Zero to Three
Zero to Three is a national non-profit charitable organization whose aim is to strengthen and support families, practitioners and communities to promote the healthy development of babies and toddlers. Visit this website to find information and resources for both parents and professionals.

Positive Discipline
Jane Nelson's site about positive discipline. Question of the week as well as many informative articles about positive discipline for all age groups.

Parenting Education