Area Multiples Groups:
- Lake Cities Mothers of Multiples
- Fort Worth Mothers of Multiples
- Mid-Cities Mothers of Multiples
- Mothers of Super Twins
- North Dallas Mothers of Twins Club
- Plano Area Mothers of Multiples
- Family eGuide - Local family activities in Flower Mound, Lewisville, & the surrounding cities. Site includes a online caledar and weekly newsletter.
- National Lead Information Center - (800-424-5323) Lead Poisoning from household paint is still a major health threat to children. If your house was built before 1978 or if you suspect there are lead hazards, call the above number.
- Poison Control Centers - (800-222-1222) Program this one in your phone! If you suspect your child has swallowed something dangerous, call the American Association of Poison Control Centers or your local poison-control center immediately. Do not give your child anything before you call.
- Registered Sex Offenders and other Safety Info - Created by Julie Clark, founder of the Baby Einstein company, and John Walsh, host of America’s Most Wanted, The Safe Side is designed to teach, empower and entertain children.
- Infant House - One stop shopping for your baby proofing needs. For anyone who purchases baby proofing products through the website, a donation of 5% of the product sales will be made to MPOM. Please write "MPOM" in the Notes section of your order (not the coupon box, but the Notes section) for this donation to occur.
- Consumer Product Safety Commission - Learn about recalled infant and child products and sign up for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's news alerts.
- Safe Kids - Log on to find a car-seat inspection site in your area.
- Babies Travel Lite - Look into this service that delivers an array of baby supplies when you're on the road.
- Diapers.com - Log on to order bulk diapers, wipes, formula, etc. at. Best of all, it is free shipping if you order over $50 and there is no sales tax. They accept manufacturers' coupons as well.
- Used Toys and Outdoor Equipment - Located right here in Flower Mound.
- American Academy of Pediatrics - Log on to this comprehensive Website for everything from medial guidelines to tips for finding a pediatrician.
- Parents - Get advice, message with other moms, and check out the mommy blog.
- Zero To Three - Find tons of information about the healthy development of babies and toddlers.
Kids and the Media:
- How Kids' Media Use Helps Parents Cope (Kaiser Family Foundation study)
- How TV Affects Your Child (Kids Health)
- Baby Zone - Fill out a form, then a list of free stuff is displayed.
- Mabel's Labels - They are the BEST! The sticky labels really do not come off in the dishwasher and are great for toys, sippy cups, etc.!
Twins Issues and More:
- Affiliated Genetics - Find out whether your twins are identical or fraternal with 99% accuracy.
- The Twin to Twin Transfusion Foundation - Information and support.
- Sidelines - Information for women on bedrest.
- TWINS Magazine - The magazine for parents of multiples.
- Twin Stuff - A resource for education, research, friendship, and comraderie among twins and parents of multiples.
Saving For College:
- Upromise - Register your credit cards and earn money for your child's college fund.