Quality Early Education: Choosing What’s Best for Your Child
Finding the best child care and early education program is a big decision, and with so many options out there, it can be hard for parents to choose. How can you determine what will be best for your child?
The Road to Elder Care: Preparing for Future Caregiving
Worrying about aging parents? You’re not alone. What can you do? Experts say the best way to care for seniors is to start planning now.
We talk to elder care expert and social worker Elise Feuerstein Karras about what caring might look like at different ages, practical approaches to support, and concrete things you can do right now to be ready if and when the need arises.
The Resilient Child: Supporting Your Family through Change
Change is tough for anyone, but it's especially hard for children. Changes to the family – divorce, blending families, or relocation, for example – have the potential to shake up a child's inner sense of stability. What can you do to reassure your child that they are on solid ground?
Watch this Family Matters webinar, The Resilient Child: Supporting Your Family Through Change, to discuss how resilience can help your children cope with change. We'll talk to Devereux Center for Resilient Children childhood expert and social worker Rachel Sperry, MSW about supporting your child through a big change and encouraging the kind of resilience that will help your child weather transitions today… and throughout their childhood.
Beyond Screen Time: Raising Children in the Digital Age
Watch this webinar to hear digital expert Devorah Heitner, PhD and founder of Raising Digital Natives, discuss the challenges of raising children in a digital-first world. Learn about:
- Your Children’s Media Ecology
- Screen Time Quality vs. Quantity
- Responsible Technology Use & Digital Citizenship
Edit Your Life: Making Modern Family Life Work
Do you find yourself weighed down by things you, as a parent, "should" be doing -- basically everything, all the time, every single day?
Watch our Family Matters webinar and hear our guest speakers Christine Koh and Asha Dornfest -- co-authors of Minimalist Parenting, co-hosts of the Edit Your Life podcast, and award-winning bloggers -- give real advice about the pressures on today's parents, how to manage advice overload, and ways to effectively use your time to truly enjoy what matters to you and your family most.
Forget about all those "should's" and learn how to feel less guilty, joyfully embrace the things that really matter to your family, and make family life fun again through minimalist parenting and lifestyle editing.
- Christine Koh, Editor, Boston Mamas
- Asha Dornfest, Editor, Parent Hacks
- Lisa Oppenheimer, Family Matters Moderator