Parenting Resources and Tips
There is so much information out there and it can be a bit overwhelming. Here is a collection of videos and articles on a range of parenting topics. Remember the Welcome Baby coordinators are here for you if you ever have a question, a concern, need a resource, or just want a listening ear.
Emily Bianconi from Skagit Pediatrics shares information on safe sleep and tips for creating more peace at bedtime.Watch Here
Michelle Kienh, from Centennial Elementary School in Mt. Vernon School District shares tips for help you prepare your child for kindergarten.Watch Here
Pee, poop, how to wipe, incentives for using the potty and more discussed in this video on potty training. Thanks to Allison Burton from Skagit/Islands Head Start & ECAP for sharing her expertise!
Potty Training 101: Successful Toilet Training and Beyond by Anna Edwards, Ph.D., Clinical Child Pyscholgist and Kristen Michener, Ph.D., Clinical Child PyscholgistPotty Training 101
Toilet Training Parent Handout: Tips for creating a child-centered approach that follows the child’s lead
We’ve produced a series of short videos that follow the progress of babies, toddlers, and beyond. These videos are designed to provide tips and insights as you work your way through this wonderful and sometimes daunting time.
United Way of Skagit County’s Diaper Bank
Like Welcome Baby, the Diaper Bank of Skagit County is another community focused program. The Diaper Bank is here to distribute diapers, so if you are in need, facing financial hardship, visit the Diaper Bank’s website to learn how you can access those resources.