Sites should be submitted to the appropriate subcategory when applicable. Please take the time to review them before submitting.This category lists websites dealing with adoption and related issues.
Following these guidelines will allow us to add your site to the directory as quickly as possible.
- Submit your site using your main url.
- Use the site''s actual title.
- Create a brief description, under 25 words, listing the current content of your site (not the future content).
- Do not simply list keywords.
- Do not use first person verbiage (we, our, us).
- Do not use marketing verbiage (We''re the best!, Most awesome site, Check it Out!).
- Sites which are gateways or splash pages to affiliate sites will not be added.
Home and Family oriented websites for and about babies, baby parenting, etc. This is not intended as a directory for shopping sites and it NOT for "free stuff" sorts of sites that either run "offers" through affiliate links or ask for private information in exchange for some goodies. Instead please send shopping sites to the correct shopping category.Home and Family oriented websites for and about babies, baby parenting, etc. This is not intended as a directory for shopping sites and it NOT for "free stuff" sorts of sites that either run "offers" through affiliate links or ask for private information in exchange for some goodies. Instead please send shopping sites to the correct shopping category. To speed up the process of getting a site submitted, please locate the most accurate category for your site.
To speed up the process of getting a site submitted, please locate the most accurate category for your site.
Sites listed here contain useful information about being/having an au pair. Please submit agencies to the "Agencies" subcat.This topic covers all areas in the field of child care- that is, caring for children. This includes child day care centers, family child care homes, nannies, au pairs, and baby-sitters.
Family web sites are sites about families and the individual family members.
I M P O R T A N T
Family sites are listed by family name (surname, last name). If you fail to mention your family name, your submission will be delayed. No sites are listed in the main category. Instead, submit your site according the first letter of your family name. Submissions to the wrong categories will also be delayed.
Sites are listed in a very specific format. Please submit your site in this format - it will speed up your submission.
- The "Title" of your submission is your family name.
- The first sentence of the "Description" must mention the family members'' names and their locality.
- The second sentence of the "Description" should describe the content of the site.
Example of a good submission
Description: John and Mary, and children Dick and Francis, and the dog Fluffy, from Paris in France. Introduction to France, and photos of family reunion, wedding and Dick''s first tooth.
Example of a bad submission
Title: Welcome to John & Mary''s page!!!
Description: Check out John and Mary Anderson''s nice page about France and their family Dick, Francis and Fluffy the furry friend!
If your site contains no English, submit it to the appropriate category in World/. If your site is a personal site, or if your site contains only a small family section, submit it to Society/People/Personal_Homepages. If your site deals more with family history, genealogy or family research, submit it to Society/Genealogy/Surnames.
Please submit only sites that focus on grandchildren, or on being a grandparent here.This category contains sites which are designed for grandparents.
Having problems on where to submit your site? Take a look at the Family Websites FAQ
Large families (for the purpose of the this category), are families which consist of four or more children, whether they be by birth, adoption or fostering.
This category is for large IMMEDIATE families only.
Do NOT submit your site here if:
**You have a page on your large *extended* families (ie. info on just you and your 2 kids and your 29 cousins and aunts and uncles). Add these sites to Family Websites.
**You run a genealogy page. These can be added to Genealogy.
You have 4 or more children, but that fact is not a main concern of your page. The sites listed here are resources for and about large families and should have information about them.
If you are submitting to the main category of Family/Multiple_Births, your site should NOT be geared towards parenting. Those sites should be submitted to the appropriate subcategory. The main category will feature sites with broad information that does not have a focus on parenting, or an area covered by a subcategory.Multiples refers to multiple births, which include twins, triplets, quadruplets, quintuplets, sextuplets and higher births.
If you are submitting a mother/parent of twins/multiples club, please do so in the Home/Family/Multiple_Births/Parenting/Clubs section in the following format:
State Designation - Title
ie - WA - Seattle Mothers of Multiples Club
Your entry will be listed faster if it is submitted in this format. Please submit your site to the appropriate sub category.
Sites related to human pregnancy, from pre-conception through pre-delivery.
For quicker placement in the directory please follow these Submission Tips:
Title: Name of Site or Organization
Description: This describes the website and should note distinguishing features found on the site without the use of hype, personal pronouns, or repetitive terms.
Sites related to adoption searches and reunions should be submitted to Home: Family: Adoption: Search and ReunionSites which offer general information on family reunions.
Sites related to reunions of military veterans should be submitted to Society: Military: Veterans: Reunions
Reunions of other organizations should be submitted to Society: Organizations: Social: Reunions
School reunions are listed in the appropriate Regional catagory.
Family websites, even if they include a reunion, should be submitted to the correct category in Family Websites
Genealogy websites, even if they include a reunion, should be submitted to the correct category in Genealogy: Surnames