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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 - if you ever have a question, a concern, need a resource, or just want a listening ear - the Welcome Baby and Hello Kiddo Coordinators are here for you. Call or text 360.922.2644.

Sleeping Baby


Safe Sleep

VIDEO: Emily Bianconi from Skagit Pediatrics shares information on safe sleep and tips for creating more peace at bedtime.


Kindergarten Readiness

VIDEO: Michelle Kiehn, from Centennial Elementary School (Mount Vernon School District), shares tips to help you prepare your child for kindergarten.

Kindergarten Guide
Bathroom Tiles


Potty Training

VIDEO: Pee, poop, how to wipe, incentives for using the potty and MORE are discussed in this video on potty training. Thanks to Allison Burton from Skagit/Islands Head Start & ECEAP for sharing her expertise!

Potty Training 101: Successful Toilet Training and Beyond by Anna Edwards, Ph.D., Clinical Child Psychologist and
Kristen Michener, Ph.D., Clinical Child Psychologist

Toilet Training Parent Handout: Tips for creating a child-centered approach that follows the child’s lead.