Parenting Minutes are short videos that focus on key topics related to early childhood learning and raising children. Each video contains shareable tips, facts, and links to more FREE resources and information. (Resources)
Parenting Minutes is a production of The WNET Group. ©2016-2021 THIRTEEN Productions LLC. All Rights Reserved. Major funding for Parenting Minutes has been provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, and Learning Heroes with support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Additional funding is provided by Helena Rubinstein Foundation, The V & L Marx Foundation, and The Henry and Lucy Moses Fund.
Parenting Minutes: Building Parent-Teacher
This Parenting Minute video demonstrates one family’s strategies for connecting home and school.
Parenting Minutes: Routines
This Parenting Minute video provides information about the importance of establishing a schedule at home.
Parenting Minutes: Expressing Emotions
This Parenting Minutes video, featuring parents sharing personal stories, and explores the importance of helping children to name and express emotions.
Parenting Minutes: Having Fun with Words
Help build children’s language skills through storytelling, talking, singing, etc.
Parenting Minutes: Children with Autism
This Parenting Minutes video features a mom of four children, including two sons on the autism spectrum.
Parenting Minutes: Making TV Time Learning Time
This Parenting Minutes video advocates paying attention to what children watch on TV.
Parenting Minutes: Readiness Check
Video helps parents assess how ready their children are for the next school year
Parenting Minutes: Healthy Snacks
Your children are more likely to eat healthy snacks if you eat them too. Find healthy snacks that you enjoy eating that you can share with your children.
Parenting Minutes: Positive Parenting Strategies
This video features parenting strategies from real parents.
Parenting Minutes: Reading with your Child
This brief Parenting Minutes video describes the importance of reading to children.
Parenting Minutes: Engaging Grandparents
This video introduces ideas on how to include non-immediate family members (such as grandparents) in your child’s learning.
Parenting Minutes: Sharing Feelings
This video helps children to understand and manage emotions effectively.
Parenting Minutes: Limiting Soda and Sweet Drinks
This video explains that the extra calories children get from soda and other sugary drinks are unhealthy.
Asking Questions to Support Reading
This brief Parenting Minutes video explores ways to support children’s literacy skills.
Family Discovery Walks
This video features a family that demonstrates ways that they spend time together.
Family Reading Adventures
This Parenting Minutes video talks about the importance of reading together as a family.