Electronic parenting and caregiver guide available from DCF

Parenting advice,tips and techniques are now available in easy to access formats from the Florida Department of Children and Families. “Family Development – A Caregiver’s Guide” is a free electronic download available in English, Spanish or Creole. The English version will also be available in formats compatible with Kindle, Nook, e-book, iPad and other tablets.

The book covers infant care (including important safe sleep information) to children to adolescents.

Some of the features include:

  • How to soothe a crying baby
  • Infant nutrition information
  • Home safety checklists
  • Positive parenting activities
  • Keeping kids safe online
  • How to manage stress
  • Choosing safe and appropriate child care

Download the book here: www.dcf.state.fl.us/caregivers. Parents and caregivers can also call the Florida Parent Helpline at 1-800-352-5683.