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The Real Reason Moms Need Vacations

The Real Reason Moms Need Vacations

Common wisdom has it that moms need vacations to recover from the exhaustion that accompanies regular life. Nooooo. The real reason we need a vacation? ...

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Tips for Taking Baby to the Beach

Tips for Taking Baby to the Beach

Gone are the days when I could throw on a bathing suit under my clothes, grab some sunscreen and a towel, and head straight to ...

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“But Why, Mama?” – When Your Toddler’s in the Why Phase

“But Why, Mama?” – When Your Toddler’s in the Why Phase

I can sum up the last 24 hours with my son in one three-letter word: “Why.” We’ve officially hit the ‘why’ phase in our house. ...

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Awaiting Baby: Being on the Brink of a Major Life Change

Awaiting Baby: Being on the Brink of a Major Life Change

Today’s post was written by Amy Mongeau, a Bright Horizons employee and expectant mom: My husband and I have been fluctuating wildly between excitement, disbelief, terror, ...

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Tune in to Bright Horizons Radio on Pandora!

Tune in to Bright Horizons Radio on Pandora!

Hooray, summer is officially here! Which quintessential summer activities are you most excited to share with your kids this year? A beach day? Afternoons at ...

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First Time Dad: Finding My Father’s Intuition

First Time Dad: Finding My Father’s Intuition

Today’s post was written by Rob Talevi, a Bright Horizons employee and first time father: There is that age-old notion that a woman becomes a ...

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Raising Tolerant Kids in an Age of Terror

Raising Tolerant Kids in an Age of Terror

When Columbine happened, I was in college. Sitting in my apartment in between classes, I was paralyzed in front of the TV I’d just happened ...

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Tales from Baby Swim Lessons

Tales from Baby Swim Lessons

Baby swim lessons were not what this mommy expected. The prepping, lugging, and changing involved all before you even get into the pool, and knowing ...

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The Pros and Cons of Siblings Sharing a Room

The Pros and Cons of Siblings Sharing a Room

Today’s post is from Emily Saunderson, a Bright Horizons employee and mom to two daughters: One of my first thoughts when I found out that I ...

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5 Tips from Our First Vacation with Baby

5 Tips from Our First Vacation with Baby

Our First Vacation with Baby in Tow It’s been a long time coming, but we finally took the plunge and booked our first family vacation ...

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