My child is being bullied, what do I do? My daughter just turned 16 and wants to drive, how do I get her a driving permit? I am getting a divorce, how do I tell my kids? Are there any resources on children’s health and development? My daughter told me she is gay, and I want to be supportive, are there any resources for families?
The Harvard University Longwood Campus Office of Work/Life offers a variety of seminars on parenting and other work/life issues open to BWH faculty, staff, and trainees. Click here for the schedule.
Issues with Teenagers
Teens and Driving (Massachusetts Department of Transportation)
Divorce and Parenting
A non-profit organization helping families through parental separation.
Children’s Health Information
KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.
The Children’s Hospital Boston’s pediatric health blog
Center on Media and Child Health
The mission of the CMCH is to educate and empower both children and those who care for them to create and consume media in ways that optimize children’s health and development.
The International Medical Spouse Network
An online support group that includes blogs by significant others of medical students, residents and physicians.
Parenting and LGBT Issues
PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends for Lesbians and Gays)
We are a group of parents, families, friends, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. We help change attitudes and create an environment of understanding so that our gay family members and friends can live in a world that is safe and inclusive.
The Trevor Project
The leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.
It Gets Better Project
The It Gets Better Project was created to show young LGBT people the levels of happiness, potential, and positivity their lives will reach – if they can just get through their teen years. The It Gets Better Project wants to remind teenagers in the LGBT community that they are not alone – and it WILL get better.
Resources to help schools maximize support for LGBTQ teens and college students.