Resources for Families, Teachers, and Parenting Professionals

"You can count on the sign of the Platypus

to please the child and draw a family together”

Marguerite Kelly

Nationally syndicated parenting columnist and author

The Mother’s Almanac

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Wow! Platypus Media was selected to receive a Red Backpack Fund grant to support female entrepreneurs through COVID-19. A huge thank you to Sara Blakely, Spanx, and GlobalGiving!

Learn more about The Red Backpack Fund at www.globalgiving.org/redbackpackfund.

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a digital platform where educators can collaborate and share learning resources at no cost. 

check out our first 3 resources:

whale teeth

baby bat cups

adaptable necks

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A Bit About Us

Platypus Media is an independent publisher dedicated to promoting family life by creating and distributing high quality materials about families.


We disseminate accurate information about attachment parenting, breastfeeding, safe sleep and other important and timely subjects. Our goal is to bring materials to the market that parents love, children enjoy, teachers appreciate, and parenting professionals value.

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