Child Development

"Perspectacles" by Momastery, simply one of the best blog posts I've read in years.

4Cs Community Child Care Council of Santa Clara County

"Babies," a wonderful documentary released in May 2010

Child Care Smiles, a search engine for local child care centers

Sesame Street's Healthy Habits for Life resource kit for parents and teachers

Mabel's Labels, fabulous ultra-sticky personalized labels for bottles, sippy cups, kids' clothes, etc. They'll live for a year, even in the dishwasher. Great for daycare or preschool!

Morgan's Wonderland, an amusement park in Texas that's ultra-accessible for children with special needs

NAEYC, The National Association for Young Children, including how you can take action on public policy

The North American Reggio Emilia Alliance

Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE), based on the work of Magda Gerber

Geeks R Us

CSS Play, a great resource for help with CSS

A useful article on file management with Aperture

Free e-books from Project Gutenberg

Use the free W3C Markup Validation service to check your code

Read about what happens when you give a 13-year-old a walkman instead of an iPod

Health & Wellness

Food Allergy Buddy, an awesome free card you can print yourself to make it easier to communicate with servers at restaurants.


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Look for creative items or make your own at Cafe Press, one of my favorite places to browse online.

Social Causes

The Central Asia Institute, Greg Mortenson from Three Cups of Tea fame

The Girl Effect

Project Exodus, my friend's nonprofit dedicated to ending human trafficking

Room to Read, an organization helping to spread literacy around the world

Step Up Silicon Valley, a campaign to cut poverty in Santa Clara County in half by 2020

Star Trek

Memory Alpha, the wiki for all things Trek

Hidden Frontier, a truly outstanding Trek fan series that has now spawned several others

Star Trek humor, including the famous "If Dr. Seuss Wrote for Star Trek"

How to make a Klingon Bird of Prey out of an old floppy disk

"Make It So," the best Star Trek parody of "Let It Go" I've seen yet