Because kids don't come with instructions.

Bright by Text provides free tips, information, and resources to help all parents and caregivers give every child a bright beginning.

At Bright by Text our goal is to make the most of everyday interactions between parent and child. Our text messaging service delivers actionable information from trusted early childhood experts to parents and caregivers of young children — from prenatal to age eight — to support healthy child development and build strong, resilient families.

The Bright by Text service:

  • Available in English and Spanish
  • Developmental tips based on the due date or age of a child
  • Curated content from partners such as PBS, Vroom, and Sesame Street in Communities
  • Timely information about local resources and events from community organizations
  • Extended learning materials, short modeling videos, and related resources

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Connect with families near you by becoming a Bright by Text Partner

Our partners play a vital role in connecting parents and caregivers to local information and resources. Help strengthen families in your community by becoming a partner. Partnering with Bright by Text will allow your organization to send local, customized messages with resources for parents and caregivers of young children in your community -- supplementing our stream of expert-approved, age-appropriate content.

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Bright by Text curates the highest quality content from trusted sources.

Bright by Text provides invaluable information from early childhood experts on topics including developmental milestones, brain development, mental health and resilience, social-emotional competence, STEM, language and literacy, nutrition, health and more. 

Visit our Content page to learn more. 

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