A Roundup of Our Favorite Parenting Resources

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2019 has flown by! If you felt like there was way too much to do this year, and not enough time to do it all, you’re not alone. In the midst of it all, if you missed some of our webinars or podcasts, or you’re trying to remember the name of that article you read, you’re in luck. 

Parenting Podcasts

Children Need Positive Guidance

As young children make sense of the world, their behavior can sometimes be challenging for parents. But positive guidance can help. How? Find out in our podcast and learn what your child might be trying to tell you with certain behaviors and how to use challenging moments as teaching opportunities.

Hi Baby! Let’s Talk

You might feel silly carrying on a conversation with your little one since babies can’t respond like adults can…but don’t! Listen to our podcast to explore the magic of social engagement for babies.

Subscribe to “The Work-Life Equation” and “Teach. Play. Love. Parenting Advice for the Early Years” for new episodes.

Parenting Articles

Inspiring Healthy Eating Habits

Food is a necessary and joyful part of life — a time to nourish bodies, spirits, and relationships. But if getting your child to eat healthy is a challenge, try this advice to build healthy habits

Discovering Urban Nature

From unstructured play to quiet observation and contemplation, children need exposure to nature every day. Take advantage of mature landscaping, established parks, and community programs to find nature in urban settings

Learning Physics through Play

Children are natural physicists — jumping from play equipment, dangling from trees, and toppling block structures. Even if you feel like you don’t have an aptitude for science, we’ll help you explore physics and give you simple at-home experiment ideas to do with your child

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Parenting Blogs

Tales of Toilet Learning

Teaching your child to use the toilet can be a challenging, but rewarding, process — it’s not a milestone for the faint of heart. Read one mom’s account and get seven tips that will help you get through the toilet learning experience with your child.

From One Child to Two

Just as you learn how to navigate your new life with your firstborn, your second comes along and shakes things up (in the best way possible, of course). Take a look at what made the transition so special — and what was surprising — for these new parents of two.

Becoming a Dad

When you become a parent, how can you meld your personal interests with your new role? Learn how one dad made his new schedule work, got creative around incorporating old hobbies into his new life, and found ways to share his interests with his son. 

Visit the Family Room Blog to read about real-life issues and family topics, written by Bright Horizons’ own working parents.

Parenting Webinars

Working Moms, Natural Leaders

Whether you’re a new mom getting ready to return to work, or you’ve been a working mom for a while, you might be wondering how to use — and celebrate — your mom skills on the job. Watch our webinar to learn what research says about working motherhood.

Your First Year of Parenthood

Life with a new baby can feel like an emotional roller coaster. Watch our webinar to find out how to make the most of it, from bonding with baby, to tackling logistical challenges, to finding “me” time in your busy days.

Raising Digital-First Children

Technology is everywhere — TVs and tablets at home, digital displays in restaurants, and smartphones in our pockets. Watch our webinar to find out how to make technology an enriching experience for your child.

Visit our webinar library, watch past recordings, and register for upcoming presentations. 

More 2019 Parenting Resources

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