Free on-demand parenting support from Bright Horizons
Last updated: April 19, 2023
Bright Horizons offers a variety of free online parenting videos, articles, podcasts and activities to do with your children—many of which are five minutes or less. Search for topics that suit your family’s needs, such as:
- Life as a parent
- Early childhood development
- School success
- Social awareness
- Planning for college
To access these resources, along with recordings of past webinars, visit the Bright Horizons Family Resources page. All times listed as PST.
2023 Bright Horizons webinars
Managing Behaviors That Challenge Adults
Wednesday, May 17, 2023, 9:00 a.m.
Tantrums, hitting, and biting are very difficult behaviors to navigate as a parent or caregiver. Join our experts to learn both preventative and in-the-moment strategies to provide your little one with positive guidance through these challenging times.
Why Failing and Risk-Taking are Better Than Perfection
Tuesday, June 13, 2023, 9:00 a.m.
Healthy risk-taking offers so many developmental benefits. How can you encourage your child to step outside their comfort zone and face challenges, even if they fail? Join us for a discussion on fostering the persistence to try and the resilience to fail.
Future-Ready: Learning to Communicate & Collaborate
Thursday, July 13, 2023, 12:00 p.m.
Language and listening, the ability to work together, controlling impulses and emotions, and more — research shows these are the most essential skills to success in school and beyond. Learn how they’re woven into our Discovery Driven Learning™ approach.
Fueling Your Child’s Curiosity and Creativity
Tuesday, August 15, 2023, 9:00 a.m.
Creativity and curiosity are essential skills to being an effective learner, thinker, and researcher. However, these talents diminish over time in most people if not supported and encouraged. You can support your child’s abilities to ask questions, use their imagination, and explore — find out how our Discovery Driven Learning™ approach can help.
Your Child’s Growing Brain
Thursday, September 21, 2023 11:00 a.m.
Wondering what’s going on in your child’s brain? Neuroscience has taught us so much about early learning and development. Tune in to hear how to encourage development and get actionable tips to support your child (ages birth – 5).
Emotional Intelligence + Why It Matters
Thursday, October 19, 2023, 12:00 p.m.
Higher emotional intelligence does so much more than help children understand how they (and others) are feeling. It’s also a key player in building positive relationships, paying attention, and being engaged at school. Join us to learn more!
Sandwiched and Stressed?
Thursday, November 16, 2023, 12:00 p.m.
If you’re caring for an elder loved one and your child, navigating caregiving logistics and responsibilities (plus your own emotions!) can be tough. Tune in for helpful tips.
Fitting Family Time into Busy Days
Thursday, December 14, 2023, 9:00 a.m.
Workdays fill up quickly. Learn how to create meaningful (and manageable!) pockets of time with your child amidst the chaos — during your commute, dinner, bath time, and more.