ParentMap Live

ParentMap’s virtual events are back and better than ever!

ParentMap Live

We heard you! Going virtual made our free events and resources even more accessible for many parents and caregivers, so we’ll continue to raise the bar with our ParentMap Live series. Tune in from anywhere to meet experts, network with the community, gain parenting tools and have some fun along the way.

New events and details will be added regularly — join ParentMap eNews to get the latest event notifications, right to your inbox.

Upcoming Events

Do You Have Your S*%# Together? Preparing for Life’s ‘What-ifs’

Dec. 1, 2021
It’s time to stop putting off the important stuff! From creating a will to starting an emergency fund, Chanel Reynolds, author of “What Matters Most” and founder of the Get Your Shit Together website, will share five core steps every parent needs to take now to secure their peace of mind.

Puget Sound Preschool Preview

Jan. 8, 2022
They’re ready. Are you? Finding the right preschool for your child can feel overwhelming. Instead of herding from school to school to do research, just hop online for ParentMap’s free virtual Preschool Preview event, featuring 40+ early learning options all under one “roof.”

In Praise of Learning Differences: Focusing on Strengths and Abilities

Jan. 18, 2021
Changing our mindset about learning differences opens up a world of possibilities for our kids. Discover your kid’s superpowers at this free talk by Dr. Edward Hallowell, a New York Times–bestselling author who has transformed the way we see ADHD.

ParentEd Talks

Our free virtual series provides access to top-notch speakers on a range of relevant issues affecting families, educators and caregivers. Level up your parenting game with expert advice and tips through a live webinar plus audience Q&A.

SIGN UP NOW! One quick registration gets you access to the full lineup of fall 2021–spring 2022 talks.

Register for all

Alternatively, you may register for an individual event using the links below. Registration for each event will open up at least eight weeks prior to the event date. 

ParentEd Talks presenting sponsors:

Seattle Children's Hospital

Seattle Nanny Network



Chanel Reynolds headshotDo You Have Your S*%# Together? Preparing for Life’s ‘What-ifs’

With Chanel Reynolds, author of The Get Your Sh*t Together Guide to Wills, Money, Insurance and Life's ‘What-ifs’”
Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, 7 p.m. PT

Register now


Julietta Skoog headshotWhen ‘Tried-and-True’ Tactics Fail: A Playbook for Positive Discipline

With positive discipline expert Julietta Skoog, as part of ParentMap’s Preschool Preview
Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, 9:30 a.m. PT

Register now


Dr. Edward Hallowell headshotIn Praise of Learning Differences: Focusing on Strengths and Abilities

With The Hallowell ADHD Centers Founder Dr. Ned Hallowell
Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

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Alison Gopnik, Ph.D. headshotGrandparents and Grandkids: The Science Behind the Bond

With University of California, Berkeley professor and author Alison Gopnik, Ph.D.
Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022, 12 p.m. PT

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Dr. Scotland Nash headshotBias Interruptus: Supporting Anti-Bias Education at Home and in School

With Dr. Scotland Nash, director of education, Anti-Defamation League Pacific Northwest
Feb. 16, 2022, 1 p.m. PT



Eric Liu headshotLiving Like a Citizen: Raising Leaders in a Complicated World

With Eric Liu, co-founder and CEO of Citizen University, as part of ParentMap’s Camp Fair
Saturday, March 5, 2022, 9:30 a.m. PT



Laura Markham, Ph.D. headshotPeaceful Parenting: Solutions for Your Toughest Behavior Challenges

With author and clinical psychologist Laura Markham, Ph.D.
Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 2 p.m. PT



Dan Siegel headshotBecoming Aware: Reducing Anxiety and Cultivating Calm

With author and Mindsight Institute Executive Director Dan Siegel, M.D.
April 4, 2022



Whitney Casares headshotHow to Win at Parenting Without Losing Yourself

With “Modern Mommy Doc” Whitney Casares, M.D.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 1 p.m. PT



Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D. headshotThe ‘Yes Brain’: Coaching Our Kids From Reactivity to Receptivity

With author Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.
Tuesday, May 3, 2022, 1 p.m. PT



Nate Klemp, Ph.D, and Kaley Klemp headshotHow to Stop Fighting and Start Winning Together in Parenting and Marriage

With authors Nate Klemp, Ph.D, and Kaley Klemp
Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 7 p.m. PT



Dimitri Christakis, M.D. headshotScreen-Time Reset: Expert Guidance for a Healthier ‘Media Diet’ for Kids

With Seattle Children’s Dimitri Christakis, M.D.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 7 p.m. PT



Event topics, dates and speakers are subject to change. All times are Pacific Time.

Want more? Check out our ParentEd Talk archive to catch up on past talks.

ParentEd Talks gold sponsors:

PacMed logo

St. Louise School logo

WA 529 logo

Interested in being a sponsor or vendor for ParentMap Live events? Contact to get more information.


Resource Fairs

ParentMap resource fairs — now virtual — connect Puget Sound families with the best local resources for their family though interactive vendor booths, information and demo sessions, live speaker presentations, fun giveaways and more!

Preschool Preview ImagePuget Sound Preschool Preview

Jan. 8, 2022

ParentMap’s free Preschool Preview resource fair creates vital connections between parents seeking the best local preschools and providers of early learning resources.

Learn more


Camp Fair ImagePuget Sound Camp Fair

ParentMap’s free virtual Camp Fair offers families the opportunity to explore hundreds of exciting Puget Sound summer camp and enrichment programs — in one convenient spot.

Save the date: March 5, 2022