Parenting Websites and Other Useful Links

This page provides a list of parenting websites and other useful links to increase understanding of child problems and how to help. Although the information on these websites will not always directly reflect Dr. O'Connor's views, the information they offer can increase understanding of child problems and how to solve them.

 Parenting Websites To Help With Childhood Concerns?

1. Attachment Issues and Parenting Concerns

Circle Of Security

An excellent website to assist parents and professionals in promoting secure attachments in children.

Positive Parenting

Is your child out of control? Does he or she refuse to obey you or listen? This parenting website can help you provide the structure, and the firm consistent guidelines your child needs to develop competent, appropriate behaviors, increased self control, and respect for authority and appropriate adult guidelines and limits.

The Psychology Foundation

This website provides a range of parenting  resources to help parents promote psychological wellness and positive outcomes in children and adolescents.

2. School Neuropsychological Issues & Concerns

School Neuropsychological Assessments: 

An article written by Dr. O'Connor about school neuropsycholoical assessments and how they can help.

About School Neuropsychology: Training Requirments and What it is.

3. Behavioral & Emotional Concerns:

Aggressive Behavior In Children: An article written by Dr. O'Connor about aggressive children and how to help.

Child Sleep Problems

Parents Guide to Healthy Sleep  

School, Learning and Education:

These links address children's learning, education and school related issues. Explore your concerns about children's schooling, learning and education. Learn more about child learning problems and how to help.

Articles to Help Children Learn and Succeed at School

Child Emotional Development

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Explore children's emotional development, including what is healthy and what might signal emotional distress in children. Some children, for example, have difficulty controlling their emotions. They may act out and behave in an angry or aggressive manner. Other children internalize their distress and appear withdrawn, sad and/or anxious.

Social Development

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These parenting websites and other useful links include information about children's social development. Discover how to help children develop positive social behaviors and enjoy positive interactions with other children and adults at school, in the neighbourhood and at home.


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Positive self-esteem is a crucial component of psychological well-being and competence. Use these links to learn more about self-esteem in children and how to enhance it.

When Parents are Addicted to Alcohol and/or Drugs.

Use the links below to find out how children are effected and what you can do to help.

I Can Be Me-A Helping Book for Children of Alcoholic Parents