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Toddler Speech: Look Who’s Talking

Toddler Speech: Look Who’s Talking

I can admit I am one of those parents that says, “oh, every child grows and develops at their own pace,” only to look to good old Google later that night to search if my ...

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5 Ways to Foster a Love of Reading in Your Young Child

5 Ways to Foster a Love of Reading in Your Young Child

As you might’ve seen in the news or in your social media feeds March 2 is Read Across America Day! This annual celebration, which takes place on Dr. Seuss’ birthday, is meant to get children excited ...

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How to Slow Down & Savor the Moment

How to Slow Down & Savor the Moment

How often do you find yourself sighing the expression.…”I can’t wait until…”? When you wake up on a Monday morning and automatically think, “I can’t wait until Friday!” When you trudging through snowy, cold, bleak ...

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10 Boredom Busters for Kids

10 Boredom Busters for Kids

It’s Sunday morning at 10:15 a.m. and a Mom’s favorite sentence comes out of your child’s mouth, “Mom, I’m bored. There’s nothing to do.” This is when you mentally calculate the number of hours left ...

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Children’s Playdates: Tips, Ideas and Activities

Children’s Playdates: Tips, Ideas and Activities

Our bloggers all agree that the science of a great playdate is not always easy to get just right. There’s often a balance between how structured vs. unstructured this play time should be – depending ...

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Making Hygge Happen: 9 Ways to Stay Cozy with Your Family this Winter

Making Hygge Happen: 9 Ways to Stay Cozy with Your Family this Winter

Today’s post was written by Kate Berube, a Bright Horizons employee who coordinates e-family, our weekly e-mail newsletter for working parents.  Slippery roads, wet wintery flakes, and persistent runny noses are all hallmarks of the ...

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Tips to Maximize Quality Time With Your Kids When You’re a Working Parent

Tips to Maximize Quality Time With Your Kids When You’re a Working Parent

“How should working parents prioritize play with limited time at home?”  This was a question that was top of mind for many of the parents who attended our recent webinar, The Essentials of Learning Through ...

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Is STEM for My Daughter?

Is STEM for My Daughter?

When I read the summary of this study about the early emergence of gender stereotypes in my daily news digest, I took a screenshot and sent it to my husband. I entered the caption, “Our ...

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Transition from Infant to Toddler Room at Daycare

Transition from Infant to Toddler Room at Daycare

I was surprised to learn recently that I was not alone in my excitement to return to the office post-baby. If you had asked me a year ago as I was preparing to go back ...

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12 Ways to Make Your Child Feel Loved on Valentine’s Day (& Every Day)

12 Ways to Make Your Child Feel Loved on Valentine’s Day (& Every Day)

Today’s post was written by Kate Berube, a Bright Horizons employee who coordinates e-family, our weekly e-mail newsletter for working parents.  Along with sweet treats and fragrant flowers, Valentine’s Day can also bring expectations of ...

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