Bright Horizons Celebrates Week of the Young Child

Bright Horizons Celebrates Week of the Young Child

While we as parents and teachers celebrate our children year round, last week we recognized The National Association for the Education of Young Children’s Week ...

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Tips for Moving with a Baby

Tips for Moving with a Baby

My husband and I recently made the move from Chicago to my hometown in Southern Indiana. (If you’ve been reading along at home, yup, we just moved to Chicago last ...

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“I so Pretty, Mama!” – Raising My Daughter in a Princess Culture

“I so Pretty, Mama!” – Raising My Daughter in a Princess Culture

I should have known the first time I took my daughter shoe shopping. At barely a year old, she took one look around that store ...

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What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Daycare

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Daycare

“We’re not a daycare. Our caregivers and teachers take care of children not days.” When I started working at Bright Horizons more than seven years ago, ...

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5 Things to Do During Your Final Month of Pregnancy

5 Things to Do During Your Final Month of Pregnancy

By the time you hit your ninth month of pregnancy, you’re ready – ready to meet your baby and ready to not be pregnant anymore. I’ll admit ...

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A Survival Guide for Teething

A Survival Guide for Teething

Just a few weeks ago I wrote about how I’d been wondering whether my son was ever going to get his first tooth. Well, it’s crazy how quickly things ...

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Baby on the Move: Tips for Babyproofing Your Home

Baby on the Move: Tips for Babyproofing Your Home

Phew! I’m already exhausted from chasing my daughter around the house and she hasn’t even started walking yet. I was definitely caught off guard by ...

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Flying with a Baby: Checklist to Prepare for the Unexpected

Flying with a Baby: Checklist to Prepare for the Unexpected

There is an insurmountable list of things that make us nervous as new parents, and every new experience is an instance we can to add to ...

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Parent Humor: 10 Times I Said Sorry When I Shouldn’t Have

Parent Humor: 10 Times I Said Sorry When I Shouldn’t Have

“I’m sorry but we’re not going to stand up on our chair during dinner.” Wait! What did I just utter?! Have I really become that ...

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Tips for Flying Alone with Two Kids

Tips for Flying Alone with Two Kids

Picture this: A two-year-old, a six-year-old, a 4.5-hour flight, and you. That’s how I spent the day recently — flying alone with my two kids and ...

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