The Essentials of Learning Through Play
Play is an essential and exciting part of childhood—one that has a large impact on child development. It’s crucial to recognize the importance of play and all the learning opportunities children can have during their playtime.
What are some of the best ways to encourage learning through play that will benefit your child’s development? Join us for the upcoming live Bright Horizons® Family Matters Webinar, The Essentials of Learning Through Play, to find out!
Together with special guest, Ann Gadzikowski, educator and author of Creating a Beautiful Mess: Ten Essential Play Experiences for a Joyous Childhood
, we’ll explore how a balanced variety of creative play experiences – from building blocks to make believe to running around the park– can help children learn and grow; the benefits of different types of play across age groups; and fun activities and games that will keep your child engaged.
Striking a Balance: The Work/Life Equation
Are you managing all the important facets of your busy life — parenting, marriage, career, social life, and community — or are they managing you?
Watch the Family Matters webinar, Striking a Balance: The Work/Life Equation. During this live, interactive event, Marti and Erin, mother/daughter co-hosts of Mom Enough®, tackle the provocative question, “is work/life balance a myth?” and provide tips for the finding balance in your own life.
The Working Parent’s Wellness Toolkit
With the daily realities of life as a working parent, it is important to find ways to care for yourself and your health. Watch this parenting webinar to hear wellness expert Christina Reale discuss different ways working parents can fit everyday wellness into their lives, focusing on key elements such as nutrition, sleep, exercise, and stress. You will learn how to set realistic wellness goals that can pave the way to a healthy life amid life’s multiple responsibilities.
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?
We talk to education experts from the National Association for the Education for Young Children (NAEYC) to get insider tips on what to look for in a quality early childhood education program. You’ll hear how NAEYC sets standards and how to select the option best suited to your child’s unique needs.
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.