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Parenting and Advice

Pre-K

Growing Reader

Emily Oster on Making Data-Driven Decisions for Your Family

Will you redshirt your summer baby? How do you pick the right summer camp? With less data about the early school years than you might expect, Emily Oster's new parenting book provides parents with a framework for making complex decisions that affect the whole family.

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Tips & Advice

How Books Can Help With Bedtime Challenges

From too much screen time to your child not being tired enough to sleep, there are endless obstacles when it comes to getting your little ones to bed on time. Luckily, books can help!

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Tips & Advice

Bedtime Routines From the Brightly Community

Thanks to our wonderful community, we’ve rounded up a few different ways our readers prepare their little ones for bed!

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Tips & Advice

How to Put the Kids to Bed and Enjoy Your Evening

Bedtime can be one of the toughest times of the day — but it is also one of the most important times for children. Here are three tips for making bedtime a little easier, so you can enjoy some much deserved "me time."

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Books to Help Start Conversations Around Body Autonomy and Consent

These picture books are a perfect jumping-off point for discussions about bodies, personal space, and tricky situations and help our kids feel empowered to advocate for themselves and talk to us about these topics.

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Tips & Advice

Raising Responsible Boys: 8 Books to Help Along the Way

Nowadays, our goal as parents is to raise kind and caring kids who grow up into kind and caring adults. The way we parent boys needs to evolve in ways that foster their growth in the right direction.

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Tips & Advice

Books on Autism That Inform, Advise, and Empower

These books on autism show how diagnosis and treatment have progressed, how advocacy helps, and what may lie ahead for ASD children and adults.

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Tips & Advice

Adam Gidwitz on the Magic of Telling Stories to Your Child

After Adam Gidwitz's daughter had a frightful encounter with a fire alarm, he began to tell her stories — true stories about her experience. Over many months of telling that story, some magical things started to happen.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

4 Tips to Help Blended Families Connect

Blending a family doesn’t happen overnight. It's our job as parents to cut up the process into chewable moments to nurture a sense of safety that can ripen into feelings of family. Here are four tips to help blended families connect.

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Tips & Advice

7 Lessons I Learned from Ali Wong’s Dear Girls

When I cracked the spine of Ali Wong's book, "Dear Girls" — essays written as letters to her two young daughters — I expected to laugh. And I did. I did not expect to learn much about being a mom. But I did anyway.

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Tween

10 Myths About Middle School-Aged Kids

Judith Warner, author of And Then They Stopped Talking to Me, confronts 10 things people believe to be true about middle school with expert advice and a more realistic approach to this difficult time of adolescence.

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Tips & Advice

The Power of Connection for Children With ADHD

Dr. Edward M. Hallowell and Dr. John J. Ratey offer advice on how children and adults alike can thrive with ADHD in their new book.

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