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Text messages in English or Spanish
Developmental tips based on a child’s age
Timely info on local resources and events
Links to more online learning materials, including videos you can access on any smartphone
Information on challenging behaviors (sleep, eating, potty training, tantrums) when you need it most
More than 95% of Bright by Text subscribers indicate they feel more confident and informed about their child’s development as a result of our messages.
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"As a new parent, I often lacked confidence in my parenting skills or was ambivalent in which trends to follow. Because the biggest brain growth occurs in the first 3 years of a child's life, this program is invaluable! The activities also provide excellent opportunities for bonding with the child for all caregivers involved."
“I love getting little messages on my phone that I know are reliable and backed by science and experts in child development. I really like that they’re age appropriate and they grow with your child. Bright by Text has immensely improved our parenting and engagement with our children and we just love it.”
“I use BBT with my new guy who is 2 months old. I have 2 older boys 6 and 12 and so it’s been really helpful to remind me of all the things that are important when you have a newborn, what they’re learning and where they are in their brain development.”
"What I find most helpful about the text messages are the links that are connected which send me to activities and games that I can play with my baby, with videos sometimes. Bright by Text answers a lot of questions that I didn’t even know I was seeking before so it definitely helps me understand my child’s development."
"It’s great for a first time parent like myself, there’s a lot of information out there and it’s easy to be nervous as a prospective parent. Sorting through all of this information, what’s a reliable source and what’s not, is really difficult"
"The texts are awesome. There are so many tips offered! It has become an easy way for me and my husband to have conversations around our son’s development. Your program does important work! Every caregiver can benefit from your resources"