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American Counseling Association The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession. Founded in 1952, ACA is the world's largest association exclusively representing professional counselors in various practice settings.
Attachment Parenting International (API) The mission of Attachment Parenting International (API) is to promote parenting practices that create strong, healthy emotional bonds between children and their parents. We believe these practices nurture and fulfill a child's need for trust, empathy, and affection, providing a lifelong foundation for healthy, enduring relationships.
Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood Campaign For A Commercial-Free Childhood is a national coalition of health care professionals, educators, advocacy groups and concerned parents who counter the harmful effects of marketing to children through action, advocacy, education, research, and collaboration.
Case Western Reserve Childhood Studies Studies of the life cycle have earned CWRU national and international recognition. Cutting edge research and teaching on both children and the elderly is widely evident on campus. Studies of childhood and child development are important in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Child Development Institute Information on child development, parenting, family life, teenagers, learning, health & safety, child psychology and mental health including ADHD.
Child Development Media Child Development Media, Inc. (CDM) is currently the world’s largest single source of commercially available videos, books, and curricula on child development and related topics, with over 1500 titles in its catalog.
Daycares Don't Care This website contains an extensive index of publications about day care from well-known child development authorities, psychologists, psychiatrists, pediatricians, public policy analysts, sociologists, day care providers, and others.
Dictionary For Dads A new parenting website which is "defining the world of parenting one situation at a time! Get Educated, Stay Informed and Get Involved with Dictionary For Dads.
Duke Center for Child and Family Policy The center is working to solve problems facing children in contemporary society by bringing together scholars from many disciplines with policy makers and practitioners to improve the lives of children and families.
Family Education Network The Family Education Network’s mission is to be an online consumer network of the world's best learning and information resources, personalized to help parents, teachers, and students of all ages take control of their learning and make it part of their everyday lives.
Mothers and More Popular Bookmark  Mothers & More is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of mothers through support, education and advocacy.
National Council on Family Relations The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), founded in 1938, provides an educational forum for family researchers, educators, and practitioners to share in the development and dissemination of knowledge about families and family relationships, establishes professional standards, and works to promote family well-being.
National Institute for Early Education Research The National Institute for Early Education Research supports early childhood education initiatives by providing objective, nonpartisan information based on research. The goal of NIEER is to produce and communicate the knowledge base required to ensure that every American child can receive a good education at ages three and four.
National Institute on Media and the Family Since 1996, the National Institute on Media and the Family has worked tirelessly to help parents and communities “watch what our kids watch.” The National Institute on Media and the Family is the world's leading and most respected research-based organization on the positive and harmful effects of media on children and youth.
Parents As Teachers The mission of Parents As Teachers is to provide the information, support and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life. Program goals include: increasing parent knowledge of early childhood development and improve parenting practices, providing early detection of developmental delays and health issues, preventing child abuse and neglect, and increasing children's school readiness and school success.
Parents Television Council The Parents Television Council was founded in 1995 to ensure that children are not constantly assaulted by sex, violence and profanity on television and in other media. The PTC produces critical research and publications documenting the dramatic increase in sex, violence and profanity in entertainment.
Rutgers Camden Center for Children and Childhood Studies The Center for Children and Childhood Studies promotes understanding, enrichment and the recognition of the significance of the experiences of childhood.
The Bronfenbrenner Life Course Center The Bronfenbrenner Life Course Center's (BLCC) historical emphasis on understanding human development throughout the life course has expanded to include broader family and demographic topics. The center has a multidisciplinary focus, involving scholars from many departments and colleges throughout Cornell University.
The Family Research Council The Family Research Council (FRC) champions marriage and family as the foundation of civilization, the seedbed of virtue, and the wellspring of society. FRC shapes public debate and formulates public policy that values human life and upholds the institutions of marriage and the family.
The Future of Children The Future of Children seeks to promote effective policies and programs for children by providing policymakers, service providers, and the media with timely, objective information based on the best available research.
The Witherspoon Institute Popular Bookmark  The Witherspoon Institute works to enhance public understanding of the political, moral, and philosophical principles of free and democratic societies. It also promotes the application of these principles to contemporary problems.
The Women's Freedom Network The Women's Freedom Network was founded in early 1993 by a group of women who were seeking alternatives to extremist ideological feminism and the anti-feminist traditionalism. It believes in the full participation of women in every area of American life.
The Zigler Center The Zigler Center's over-arching mission is to improve the well-being of children and families by bringing objective child development research into the policy and public arenas.
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“This book is brilliant… and should be required reading for all parents. I read it cover to cover with pencil in hand.”

ChristineMM, The Thinking Mother

“This is an extremely important
book on the challenges of child development at our current technological crossroads at which media is able to deliver incredible ‘programming’ to our youth to potentially disastrous effect.”

James E. Swain MD, PhD, FRCPC, Child Study Center at Yale University

“Gutsy and provocative, Anne Pierce presents an articulate, no-holds-barred indictment of current child-rearing practices. Read this book, and you will have plenty to talk—and to think—about!”

Jane M. Healy, PhD, Educational psychologist and author of “Endangered Minds; Why Our Children Don't Think and What We Can Do About It”

Copyright â°°7, Anne R. Pierce