parentsmart logo ParentSmart Awards and Recognition

ParentSmart is widely recognized as a leading resource for parents. We are proud to acknowledge these awards and positive reviews.

New York Times Learning Network Site of the Day was picked to be the Site of the Day on May 9, 2000 by the New York Times Learning Network: Parent Connections. Their featured sites provide a solid starting point for exploration, and show parents and educators how fun and useful surfing the net can be.
USA TODAY Education Best Bet

ParentSmart was selected for display on the USA Today Education homepage May 28-June 3, 2000. The selection designates ParentSmart as a "USA TODAY Education Best Bet" for providing valuable online resources for educators.
Education World

Education World: "The site is primarily for parents, but teachers and administrators can get a lot out of this site too. It is chock full of interesting articles and good ideas about parenting and issues concerning children."

StudyWeb: The ParentSmart site "has been selected as one of the Net's finest . . . and is included in StudyWeb's listing of educational links."
The Teacher's Corner

ParentSmart is proud to receive this award from The Teacher's Corner, a leading web resource for primary and intermediate teachers.
School Zone

ParentSmart earned this School Zone award because the site is: family friendly, of interest to a fairly large population of the web, shows some quality html work, and adds to the quality of life on the net.
Cool Site of the Day for June 4, 2000

Chosen to appear as the site of the day for June 4, 2000, ParentSmart now ranks among "the coolest of the cool" at Cool Site of the Day.

HealthAtoZ is a comprehensive, well-integrated health and medical resource developed by healthcare professionals. HealthAtoZ's aim is to partner with consumers so that every individual and family can better manage their health. has been featured by for having met or exceeded their rigorous standards.
Family Corner Design Excellence Award

According to Family Corner, this award is reserved for the best of the net. Only sites with a valuable contribution to the internet, in combination with excellent design and navigation receive this accolade.  
Disability Network

The Disability Network thoroughly reviewed the site and feels that Parent Smart meets their standards and criteria and should therefore be recognized.
CyberTeddy Top 500

People's Choice WebSite 500 is updated every time a new link is added. As new sites are added they appear at the top of the list removing sites at the bottom. ParentSmart appeared here in April, 2000.
Innovative Teaching Concepts Award

Innovative Teaching Concepts said that ParentSmart "exceeded our expectations in providing outstanding and innovative educational content, as well as superior design layout. We are delighted to present you our Four-Star Award and extend our appreciation for your efforts and dedication to the educational community." ParentSmart received the Four-Star Award and is featured as a Teacher's Resource.
Mom's Network WOW Award

The Mom's Network WOW Award goes to "family friendly" sites that are of high quality design, content and "personality".

The Journal Newspapers

The Journal is a widely distributed newspaper that serves Maryland and Virginia counties in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Journal staff writer Anne Meddis wrote an in-depth article on ParentSmart.
Maryland Department Education

The Maryland Department of Education has included ParentSmart among its "Links for Parents". ParentSmart was also featured in the State of Maryland's NetWeekend '99 as a site that provides "support for parents participating in their child's learning."
Parent to Parent Adding Wisdom Award

ParentSmart achieved this award for being an outstanding web site. Parent to Parent is a nationally and internationally syndicated parenting column. This well recognized merit award was created to honor web sites which are going the extra mile in "Adding Wisdom" to the Internet. Parent to Parent is syndicated by Knight-Ridder Tribune News Service.

Eric Ward's URL Wire

ParentSmart's Web Launch was publicized and praised by Eric Ward's URLWire. URLwire stories are featured daily all over the online world, and have been since 1994.
Surfers Choice

Surfers Choice is "a Best of the Web Portal specializing in content rich, high quality Websites. We seek sites of original design in terms of content and graphics that present highly useful information, products or services in an easy to navigate interface."