For Parents & Caregivers
Baby Plays: Young Family Parenting Information Series
MELD Parenting that Works, developed the series. MN: MELD, Parents As Teachers, 2002.
Books for parents and caregivers.
Born Learning Campaign
The Born Learning Campaign website has resources for parents and professionals, shares information to raise public awareness and influence policy. Provides data to make the case for early learning support.
Bringing Up Baby: Three Steps To Making Good Decisions In Your Child's First Years
Lerner, Claire and Amy Laura Dombro. Washington, DC: Zero to Three Press, 2005.
CA LSTA ELF Libraries
California Resource and Referral Network
The California Resource and Referral Network provides extensive information on child care resources, effective child care, research, interventions, training and data on services in California.
Changing Rhythms of American Family Life
Bianchi, Susan M., John P. Robinson, and Melissa A. Milkie. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2006.
Child Development Division (CA Dept of Ed)
The Child Development Division of the California Department of Education (CDE) has resources available for early learning initiatives. The site provides information on child development programs, the education code, early learning foundations, resources, publications and agencies in the childcare community.
Civitas is an organization that conducts early learning research, markets to the public, produces resources for parents and professionals and has documents that can be downloaded.
The Community-Based Doula: Supporting Families Before, During, and After Childbirth
Abramson, Rachel, Ginger K. Breedlove, and Beth Isaacs. Washington DC: Zero to Three Press, 2006.