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ips & Advice on Minimalist Parenting Watch Now

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.

Guest Speakers

  • Christine Koh, Editor, Boston Mamas
  • Asha Dornfest, Editor, Parent Hacks
  • Lisa Oppenheimer, Family Matters Moderator
Parent & Teacher Communications Watch Now

Parent Teacher Partnerships: The Keys to Successful Collaboration

Creating optimal parent teacher partnerships takes skill and know-how; you need to understand the goals, your responsibilities, and the line between advocating and over-involvement. Watch this webinar to hear from Bright Horizons education experts Ruth and Melanie about getting the best out of the relationships with your children’s teachers.

Presenters:

  • Melanie Brooks, Bright Horizons Education Expert
  • Ruth Fidino, Family Matters Moderator
Tips for Caring for Aging Baby Boomers Watch Now

The Caregiving Generation: Tips for Caring for Aging Parents

With the rapid graying of today’s America, caregiving responsibilities among the classic Sandwich generation have expanded to millions of people – with everyone from Millennials to Boomers struggling under the enormous weight of caring for aging family members, their children, and themselves.

Watch our Family Matters webinar to hear discussion about the new face of caregiving. Uncover how you - as a caregiver - can cope with these new responsibilities, and strategies for effectively managing your life, and those for whom you provide care.

Presenters:

  • Noreen Guanci, CEO & Co-Founder, Long Term Solutions
  • Andrea Wickes Bowles, Family Matters Moderator
Teaching Kids to Care for Others & Volunteer Family Watch Now

Growing Givers: Raising Socially Responsible Children

Raising children to be socially aware, community oriented, charitable minded, and educated about their world is more vital than ever in today's global society. Watch our webinar to hear the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children® discuss how social responsibility and empathy develops as your child grows, bridging family, school, and community life, and meaningful activities your family can do together to make a difference in your community and in the world.

Presenters:

  • Karin Weaver, Director of Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships at the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children
  • Christine Healy, Family Matters Moderator
  • Heather Ferillo, Family Room Blogger
School Readiness & Preparing Kids for School Watch Now

School Readiness: Beyond the Basics

School readiness is so much more than knowing colors, shapes, and ABC's. A school-ready child is engaged, eager to learn, willing and able to follow directions, and happily adjusted to group life in a classroom setting. Watch our parent webinar to learn how early classroom experiences shape your child, build confidence, provide skills for school success and how you can extend this learning at home.

Presenters:

  • Rachel Robertson, VP of Learning & Development at Bright Horizons
  • Ruth Fidino, Family Matters Moderator

Bright Horizons Prepares Children for Kindergarten & School


Also, download an email- and print-friendly version of the Bright Horizons School Readiness Study and the School Readiness Infographic.

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