50 Great Blogs for Moms

Here’s a list of the top 50 best blogs supporting mothers and family health topics compiled by a local nurse and mom. It covers all the most fun and informative blogs about pregnancy, healthy living, eating right, and exercising. All info that anyone with a family would find useful. You can see the list HERE.

AAC Kids

The site advocates for early intervention for young children with autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and other disabilities. This resource provides parent help for children with disablilites.
http://aackids.psu.edu

Cerebral Palsy Info

Looking for more information on Cerebral Palsy?
Call 1-855-329-1008 or visit www.cerebralpalsyguide.com.

Cord Blood Banking

At Cordbloodbanking.com, there is relevant information on cord blood, banking options and emerging research, so you can make the best decision possible for your family. The organization promotes awareness for current and future stem cell treatments, and they are committed to being the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource available for mothers and families considering cord blood.
http://www.cordbloodbanking.com/cord-blood/

County Health Dept Twitters

The County Health Dept has a twitter update if you are interested. They will be about the H1N1 updates. TMN will also keep you updated. http://twitter.com/wwchd

Early Learning Coalition

The Early Learning Coalition has a new website at www.wwcc.edu/elc. Learn more about the organization and events for families in the area.

Healthy Children

Backed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, this site offers the most reliable, up-to-the minute health advice for proactive parents and caregivers.

www.healthychildren.org

Healthy Family Recipes

Looking for fun healthy recipes and ideas for kids visit www.jamieoliver.com to learn more about his Food Revolution.

Library

Walla Walla Public Library
238 E. Alder St, Walla Walla
509.527.4450
wallawallapubliclibrary.org

Log on with your Walla Walla Public Library card at WallaWallaPublicLibrary.org and find Tumblebooks on the “Just for Kids” page. It is a great collection of animated, talking picture books that teach kids the joy of reading and so much more.

Open:
Monday & Tuesday 12 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday, Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Library Website

The Walla Walla Public Library has a new website at www.wallawallapubliclibrary.org. You can search the catalog, renew items and place a hold on books. There is also lists of new books and a special area for children’s books and events.

Moms In Prayer International

Moms In Touch International
“Moms In Touch International impacts children and schools worldwide for Christ by gathering mothers to pray.”  We are women in touch with God and our children through prayer. In over 120 countries, we meet for one hour each week to pray for our children/grandchildren, their teachers, their schools, and administrators using a simple Four Step format.
To learn of an area group for your school or how to start one, call (509) 522-1910 or email mitiwa@momsintouch.org.  For more information, go to www.MomsInTouch.org.

(formerly Moms In Touch International)
“Moms In Prayer International impacts children and schools worldwide for Christ by gathering mothers to pray.”  We are moms, grandmoms, aunts, women in over 140 countries who meet for one hour each week to pray for our children/grandchildren, their teachers, their schools, and administrators using a simple Four Step format. To learn of an area group for your school or how to start one, call Debi at (509) 522-1910 or email WA@MomsInPrayer.org. For more information, go to www.MomsInPrayer.org.

Nutrition Labeling

Want to learn more about nutrition, labels and msg…check out www.truthinlabeling.org

Sex Offender Mapping

To find if there is a sexual predator in your neighborhood or to see the current list living in Walla Walla County visit: http://www.co.walla-walla.wa.us/Departments/SHE/SexOffenders.shtm

Click on the link “locate registered sex offenders” and follow the instructions to check their neighborhood and sign up to receive email alerts.

This service is provided by the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Department
240 W. Alder Street, Walla Walla, 524-5400

Text Talk Ticket

Learn more about the new Washington State driving law and safety tips.
www.texttalkticket.com

Toy safety and toy recall information

Toy safety and toy recall information: http://sk.convio.net/site/PageNavigator/Campaigns/ToySafety/campaignToySafety

Tylenol, Motrin and Zyrtek Recalls

There has been a huge product recall on several children’s medicine’s including Tylenol, Motrin and Zyrtek. Visit www.mcneilproductrecall.com for exact information.

Walla Walla County Human Services

509-524-2920
crisis line 509-524-2999

http://www.wwchhs.org/resourceguide.php

Walla Walla Trends

Walla Walla Trends – www.wallawallatrends.com
Learn information to better understand the community and enhance the public debate as policy decisions are made concerning Walla Walla’s future.

Learn information to better understand the community and enhance the public debate as policy decisions are made concerning Walla Walla’s future. www.wallawallatrends.com

We All Belong

Reforming services for people with developmental disabilities

People who believe in community inclusion have been saying it for years, and now evidence from a recent legislative study and a clear policy statement by Governor Gregoire should leave no doubt: Children and adults with developmental disabilities belong in our communities, neighborhoods and schools.

weallbelong.org

WWPD Crime Prevention Page

The Walla Walla Police Department has a new Crime Prevention homepage that lists safety tips and resources available in our area. Visit ci.walla-walla.wa.us, then go to the Police tab then Crime Prevention.