#SocialParenting: Tips for Baby’s First Haircut

#SocialParenting: Tips for Baby’s First Haircut

At what age did your child have their first haircut? How did you decide they were ready – aside from the long hair! – ritamurphy3, Bright ...

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Kids: Activity Ideas

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Kids: Activity Ideas

Do some parents take St. Patrick’s Day too far? And by some, I mean me? Sometimes I think I might, but as I told a ...

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Transitioning to Kindergarten: Part 2

Transitioning to Kindergarten: Part 2

Over the summer, I was really nervous about my daughter’s upcoming transition to Kindergarten. Now, more than halfway through the school year, not only am ...

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Springtime & Kids: A Letter to the School Nurse

Springtime & Kids: A Letter to the School Nurse

There was a glimmer of sunshine and warmth last week, and it broke my resolve. And I’ve been feeling a little guilty ever since, so I ...

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day: I’m a Lucky Parent Because…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day: I’m a Lucky Parent Because…

Whether you believe in the principles of luck or not, there’s something to be said for appreciating the things you’re “lucky” to have in your ...

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Our Favorite Books for Kindergartners

Our Favorite Books for Kindergartners

While reading with children is wonderful at any age, Kindergartners are at a special developmental stage for enjoying this family pastime. Not only do you get to read ...

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Family Recipes: St. Patrick’s Day Recipes for Families

Family Recipes: St. Patrick’s Day Recipes for Families

Irish or not, everyone can partake in some fun on St. Patrick’s Day. Do you have plans to celebrate with your family this week? Whether ...

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SocialParenting: Share & Vote for Our Bright Space Video

SocialParenting: Share & Vote for Our Bright Space Video

In November, the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children teamed up with Willie Geist and The TODAY Show to build a Bright Space at the Bushwick Family Residence ...

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School Readiness: Transitioning from Bright Horizons to Kindergarten

School Readiness: Transitioning from Bright Horizons to Kindergarten

He fished some more. They were the most beautiful four words I heard all week. I heard them come from my 5-year-old Kindergartner’s mouth as we ...

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Is Your Family Ready for a New Pet?

Is Your Family Ready for a New Pet?

If you asked me this question, my off-the-cuff response would be an emphatic “Yes!” When I stop to think about it, however, I wonder if ...

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