Highly Recommended

Zero to Three

Zero to Three is excellent for parents seeking articles, videos, and other resources focusing on many aspects of parenting children from newborn to three years old. The site has a wide range of useful content about child care, development, behavior & discipline, child well-being, play, and early learning. The site is highly recommended for an expanding wealth of information and resources that can be used again and again.

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Review Date: 4/16/2019

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Ease of Use

Content may be accessed from the category tab "Explore Our Topics" or by clicking on topic centers below. Each subtopic has a short summary followed by links to featured parenting resource articles and videos. Topic labels on content blocks, such as report, bookstore, or event, alert the user to the type of material they will encounter. The search bar results cannot be sorted.

Visual Design

Right from the homepage, visitors will encounter a well-organized and aesthetically-pleasing website. Crisp, family-centered images abound. Everything is easy on the eyes from the blue & white color scheme to the way content lines up on pages, and the large appealing font that make even the longer articles easy to read.

Quality

Bringing up children can be a daunting task, especially without a lot of outside help. Zero to Three has wide range of information & recommendations that can help any parent. A host of experts have created a place where parents can be confident that they are getting the best and most useful information available. Users seeking information about medical issues or nutrition will need to consult another site.

Credibility

The authors & presenters responsible for the site content are clearly credited. These contributors include medical & psychological professionals, including developmental pediatricians & child psychologists, who are clearly qualified to advise parents on these issues. Although the fields of child care, development, behavior & discipline, child well-being, play, and early learning change slowly with time, content would be more reliable if the site had periodic reviews to keep abreast of current trends.

Pros

  1. Wide range of useful content about child care, development, behavior & discipline, child well-being, play, and early learning
  2. Highly readable content that is highly informative and appropriately geared to parents
  3. Links to many resources & support services parents of growing infants & toddlers may need

Cons

  1. Abundance of information available here may overwhelm those who are looking for quick access to the desired information
  2. Some content may be outdated since there is no review process
  3. There is no information about medical issues or nutrition

Profile

Sponsors / Affiliations: Zero to Three, a nonprofit organization founded in 1977 and supported by grants and individual donations

Accreditations: None

Additional Features: Videos, links to many resources & support services, consultation service, seminars, webinars, & podcasts, downloadable brochures, online bookstore, press releases

Languages: English, Spanish

Contact: (202) 638-1144

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