Parent Resources

Parental involvement is a huge factor in your child’s development and success. We encourage your involvement by providing resources from diverse experts in the field. We also keep you up-to-date regularly with emails, messages, and videos, and invite you to be part of our Parent Volunteer program.
Sign Language

Sign Language

The Benefits of Signing at Home: Signing allows your infant to clearly communicate specific thoughts. Signing reduces frustration for your baby – and for you! Signing gives you a window into your child’s mind and personality. Signing won’t delay verbal language...

Separation Anxiety and Your Child

Separation Anxiety and Your Child

Helping with Separation Anxiety: Stay calm and patient when your child experiences separation anxiety. Assure your child that you love them and will return. Relate your return to their activities or schedule to help them understand. Stick to your established good-bye...

Toilet Training

Toilet Training

Toilet Training Tips: Look for signs of readiness before starting toilet training, such as your child showing dislike for wet diapers or announcing when they need to go. Involve your child in the bathroom by demonstrating and explaining how to use the toilet. Consider...

Your Child’s First Day at Bright Beginnings

Your Child’s First Day at Bright Beginnings

Adjusting to a New Child Care Center: The first day at a new child care center can be both exciting and fearful for children. Parents are often concerned about children adjusting comfortably to a new child care program. There are things that parents and caregivers can...

Establishing Successful Bedtime Routines

Establishing Successful Bedtime Routines

Bedtime Tips: Establish clear bedtime rules together as a family, including the expected routine and staying in bed. Stick to a consistent bedtime routine. Look for signs of tiredness in your child and put them to bed when they naturally feel sleepy. Gradually adjust...

Biting and Young Children

Biting and Young Children

Dealing with Biting in Young Children: Biting is a common behavior among two- and three-year-olds. Some children bite out of frustration or to protect what they perceive as theirs. Others bite when they feel threatened, crowded, or inferior. It's important to note...