Getting School Ready in Iowa
A guide for families and early care, health, and education providers
caring for children who will be attending kindergarten in Iowa.
Preschool and Kindergarten
For children who have been introduced to a few basic skills and
who can get along well with others are better prepared to have
Adventures in Parenting
This booklet offers strategies on parenting that are based on scientific research
that can be used by parents and guardians of children of any age. It also includes
stories of how some parents have incorporated these strategies into their day-to-day
parenting, as well as insights from parenting experts.
Keeping Youth Drug Free
Provides statistics about adolescent substance use and advice for parents about how to keep their children drug-free. Includes tips on good communication, drug facts, action steps for limit-setting and consequences, as well as case studies. Resource guide.
available from Iowa State University Extension on parenting. Topics
include (but are not limited
to): Living with Your Teenager,
Human Lice, and a Child Care Checklist for Parents. Series publications
are also available on infants, toddlers, preschoolers, understanding
children, and parenting.
Iowa Healthy Families Line - 1-800-369-2229
Teen Line – 1-800-443-8336 (Teen)