Bright by Text


Bright By Text – Getting the Word Out

Tips, info, and resources via text to support caregivers – HMGLI families love it! Bright by Text is a texting service that provides free tips, information, and resources to help all parents and caregivers give every child a bright beginning. …
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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Lives of Families with Young Children

  by Melissa Passarelli, Docs for Tots Director of Programs COVID-19 has affected the entire world, but has been most dangerous to those with underlying conditions: not only in the most literal sense of health, but so too for those …
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Docs for Tots/Help Me Grow – Long Island Becomes a National Partner of Bright By Text

Children can keep learning at home thanks to our partnership with Bright by Text! To sign up, parents and caregivers with children under 8 can text the word HMG to 274448 or sign up here. On behalf of Help Me Grow – Long Island, …
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Apps and Activities to do at Home

last updated August 2020 Docs for Tots has compiled these virtual resources for children and parents. fun activities to promote development apps for parents to track development and milestones access to online classes and activities for children and parents Learn …
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January 2024 Newsletter

Did you catch our January Newsletter? Don’t miss out on the latest updates! . . .
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Help Me Grow Long Island Focus Group Report

In 2023, two focus groups were completed, one in English and one in Spanish with a total of 10 parents. All participants had worked . . .
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December 2023 Newsletter

Check out our December 2023 Newsletter and see what we’ve been up to! . . .
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Investing in quality early learning programs is the most efficient way to affect school and life success and to reduce social expenditures later.

James Heckman, economist, Nobel laureate