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Parenting is hard. But, you don’t have to do it alone. It takes a (virtual) village. Join the ParentMap community of parents, educators and experts for can’t-miss conversations from the comfort of your living room. All 2023–2024 ParentEd Talks are now open for pre-registration with one simple step! Sign up for the entire series, and then join any live ParentEd Talk throughout the year. You will receive a reminder email with access instructions for each event as the date gets closer.

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2023-2024 ParentEd Talks:

Curious, Connected Discipline Strategies for Happier, Healthier Kids

Nurturing the Healing Power of Play for Ourselves and for Our Children

Brave Listening: The Secret to Safeguarding Your Child's Mental Health

Unplug and Rewire: Raising Screen-Savvy Kids in the Tech Era

The Future is Now: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of AI and What to Do About It

The Power of Relationships: Nurturing Compassion and Resilience in Children

Atypical Approaches: Unlock the Brilliance and Beauty of Your Differently-Wired Kid

Powerful Truths: Understanding our Bias to Build a Better Future

2022-2023 ParentEd Talks:

Anxious Parents, Anxious Kids: Parenting Tips from the World's Worst Mom (with author, columnist, blogger and reality TV show host Lenore Skenazy) 

Transforming Trauma and Navigating Overwhelm (with Laura van Dernoot Lipsky)

The Habits of Highly Effective Adolescents (with Christine Carter, Ph.D., and Laura Kastner, Ph.D.) 

A Parenting Playbook for Raising the Happiest Kids on Earth (with researcher and author Jessica Joelle Alexander) 

The Shifting ADHD/ADD Lens: Moving from Disability to Ability (with New York Times–bestselling author Edward Hallowell, M.D., Ed.D.) 

Built to Last: The Surprising Secrets of Happy Couples (with Pepper Schwartz, Ph.D.)

Past Forward: The Legacy of Racism in Modern-Day America (with Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Ph.D., and Jeffery Robinson)

Raising Critical Thinkers: Media Literacy for the Digital Age (with author Julie Bogart)

How Childhood and Elderhood Shape Intelligence and Learning (with Alison Gopnik, Ph.D.) 

How Fostering Spirituality Cultivates Happier, Healthier Kids (with Lisa Miller, Ph.D.)

The Extraordinary Power of a Resilient Mindset (with Sam Goldstein, Ph.D. and Robert Brooks, Ph.D.)

2021-2022 ParentEd Talks:

Screen-Time Reset: Expert Guidance for a Healthier ‘Media Diet’ for Kids (with Dr. Dimitri Christakis)

How to Stop Fighting and Start Winning Together in Parenting and Marriage (with Nate Klemp, Ph.D. and Kaley Klemp)

The ‘Yes Brain’: Coaching Our Kids From Reactivity to Receptivity (with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.)

How to Win at Parenting Without Losing Yourself (with Whitney Casares, M.D.)

Becoming Aware: Reducing Anxiety and Cultivating Calm (with Dan Siegel, M.D.)

Peaceful Parenting: Solutions for Your Toughest Behavior Challenges (with Laura Markham, Ph.D.)

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

In Praise of Learning Differences: Focusing on Strengths and Abilities (with Dr. Ned Hallowell)

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

What Makes Relationships Work (with John Gottman, Ph.D.)

Why Tenacity Matters in Raising Successful Kids (with Sam Goldstein, Ph.D., and Robert B. Brooks, Ph.D.)

Learning from the Past: Why Educating Kids on Race Matters (with Khalil Gibran Muhammad and Jeffery Robinson)

Older Talks:

The Power of Showing Up (with Dan Siegel, M.D.)

From Chaos from Calm: Resilient Parenting in Times of Crisis

Featuring Dr. Laura Kastner

Supporting Your Quaranteen: Raising Happy, Healthy Kids in the New Normal

Featuring Dr. Christine Carter

Happy + Healthy at Home: Coping With Crisis

Presented by Sesame Workshop and KCTS 9

Living Room Ninjas

Presented by Kong Academy

How to Play Chess

Presented by Chess4Life

Beyond the Basics of Chess

Presented by Chess4Life

Creative Movement

Presented by Pacific Northwest Ballet

Let Go and Let Grow: Free-Range Parenting

Featuring author Lenore Skenazy

Collective Coping: Healing Racial Trauma in Community

Featuring Christine Tang, Executive Director of Families of Color Seattle and Deb Grover, Marketing and Outreach Director of Community of Mindful Parenting

Love in the Time of the Coronavirus

Featuring Certified Gottman Therapist Zach Brittle, LMHC

Video Game Coding

Presented by Mighty Coders

The Motherhood Penalty: Women’s Work and the Gender Wage Gap

Featuring featuring Tama Smith, head of Women Living a Richer Life at Brighton Jones, and Maria Colacurcio, CEO of Syndio

Ask a Pediatrician: A COVID-19 Update for Families

Featuring Seattle Children’s infectious disease expert Matthew Kronman, M.D.