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Health/Safety/Advocacy

Admongo.gov - A game-based website, created by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to teach kids about ads and to help them make smart purchasing decisions

Embrace Civility in the Digital Age -  An expert on Internet safety and civility provides guidance for parents, educators and others.

Especially for Children and Their Parents - This American Library Association site has lots of links to information about Internet safety, ALA web sites for parents and kids, and other educational sites.

A Halloween Safety Guide: Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating - This site has links to many resources that can help your children stay safe while they have fun on Halloween.

FBI: A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety - Information from the FBI on how to deal with dangerous situations your children may encounter online.

GetNetWise - Internet-related information and resources. Learn about online safety, ways to monitor and control your child's Internet use, and how to identify and report trouble.

Intellihealth: Children's Health - Information, reviewed by medical experts, on all aspects of children's physical and mental health.

Infoline- A single source for information about community services, referrals to human services, and crisis intervention.

KidsHealth - With separate sections for parents, kids and teens, this site contains lots of information on infections, behavior and emotions, food and fitness and general health.

Medline Plus Child and Teen Health Topics -  Extensive information on many health-related topics, including asthma, ear infections, development disabilities, and more. A service of the national Library of Medicine.

NNCC - National Network For Child Care - From Iowa State's Cooperative Extension System, this site shares the knowledge of experts from many universities about childcare and children. Contains over 1000 publications, resources, a listserv, and access to experts in the field.

The Online Mom Blog -  Information on new tech gadgets, the Internet, video games and more.

The Super Sitter - Important information every babysitter should know from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Toy Safety - The National Association of State Public Interest Research Groups (PIRG's) reports on toy safety, hazardous toys and consumer tips for toy buyers.

TV Parental Guidelines - Learn all about parental guidelines and responsibility for children's television viewing.