Thursday, March 3, 2011

Resource Thursday - March 3, 2011

Each Thursday the Hope Cottage blog shares resources for parents and adoption advocates.  If you have a suggestion for a resource, e-mail Chief Development Officer Leslie Clay at

New Immunization Guidelines for Children     On  February 1, 2011 the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released the recommended childhood and adolescent immunization schedules for 2011. These schedules are revised each year to reflect new and updated information for the use of vaccines licensed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  Click here to read the rest of the article on ParentDish.

     Encouraging Creativity in Your Child
     Baking with Your Child
     Preschooler obsessions - what's normal what's not
     Why Peek-a-Boo Matters
     Visual Development and Your Baby

Here are a few articles from Hope Baby Robert Tobin.  Enjoy!
     "Guess How Much I Love You"
                a story illustrating the special bond between a father and son.
     The Caldecott Medal Unmasked
               includes a list of previous Caldecott winners. 
     It takes a village to raise a child; The importance of parent involvement in the classroom.

Hope Cottage is the oldest nonprofit, non sectarian adoption agency in Dallas. Since 1918 Hope Cottage has been building and nurturing strong families through counseling, education and adoption services.

If you have questions about adoption, please call Hope Cottage at 214.526.8721.

If you are a woman facing an unwanted pregnancy and would like to talk to someone about adoption, please call Hope Cottage at 1.800.944.4464 or 214.404.4546.

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