Parenting Support

Work-Life has a number of resources to help parents support their children and themselves through the ups and downs of childhood and the teen years.

Parent coaching

Parents of infants through teens can sign up for a solution-focused consultation with a certified parenting coach.

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Work-Life webinar series

Presented by Work-Life, these webinars provide research-based strategies, tips, and information to help you deal with a diverse array of work-life and wellbeing issues, including parenting.

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MIT MyLife services

MIT's employee assistance program, MIT MyLife Services, provides MIT faculty, staff, postdocs – and families – 24/7 access to a network of experts who are available to help with life concerns.

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Backup child care

Benefits-eligible MIT staff, faculty, and postdocs (associates and fellows) can request up to 15 days of backup child care per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30).

Eligible MIT graduate students can request up to 15 days of backup child care per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) or date of graduation, whichever comes first.

Additional Resources

Raising Teens & Young Adult Development: Two groundbreaking projects highlight the stages of development from childhood to adulthood, as well as the research-based ways in which parents can help.

TeenLife: Offers a free, comprehensive web directory of STEM, gap year, pre-college, overnight summer, and community service programs for students in grades 7–12.

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