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Parenting Websites

Handipoints - A destination that transforms ho-hum chores into an opportunity to earn points.

Kids Tube - A YouTube-type forum (think video sharing, but more heavily monitored) that elicits both parents’ approval and kids’ interest.

Raising Them - A six-degrees-of-separation site where you get together with parents you know and the people they know.

Totspot - Part online baby book, part social site. Parents create secure MySpace-like profiles for their kids and share pictures and milestones with loved ones.

Babble - A veritable safety net of we’ve-been-there advice and keep-you-in-the-loop news to help you during that gigantic leap into the world of parenting.

Kid Friendly Guide - A cross-country handbook of restaurants, resorts, after-school activities, and services that cater to kids, complete with reviews by parents.

Plugged In Parents - A comprehensive cyber-world that offers advice from a pediatric nurse-practitioner, reader-approved recipes, and even family-dog pros and cons.

The Cradle - An all-questions-answered primer for the newly pregnant and the newly parenting, with eco-friendly undertones.

The Family Grove - An online magazine that touches on such topics as autism awareness and fitness ideas on shedding the baby weight, all in a chatty, tell-it-like-it-is forum.