The MIT Center for WorkLife and WellBeing has a number of resources to help parents support their children and themselves through the ups and downs of childhood and the teen years.
Parents of infants through teens can sign up for a solution-focused consultation with a certified parenting coach.
MIT Center for WorkLife and WellBeing webinar series
Presented by the MIT Center for WorkLife and WellBeing, 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.
MIT MyLife services
Backup child care
MIT faculty, staff, and postdocs (associates and fellows) can request up to 15 days of backup child care per fiscal year (effective July 15, 2020 – June 30, 2021).
MIT graduate students can request up to 10 days of backup child care per fiscal year (effective July 15, 2020 – June 30, 2021).
MIT Center for WorkLife and WellBeing lending library
Includes a selection of books on parenting children of all ages.
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.