Family Recipe: Homemade Apple Pie

Family Recipe: Homemade Apple Pie

To Mary, one of our Family Room bloggers, autumn indicates the start of apple pie season. Baking apple pies for family and friends is one ...

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#SocialParenting: Share Your Child’s Big Dream with Bright Horizons

#SocialParenting: Share Your Child’s Big Dream with Bright Horizons

This week, we’re discussing big dreams on the Bright Horizons social media channels. What’s your child’s big dream? What do they want to be when they grow ...

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Kids & iPods: Lessons from Experienced Parents

Kids & iPods: Lessons from Experienced Parents

It was almost a year ago that we gave our daughter her first iPod on her 7th birthday. I made out pretty well in the deal as ...

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Becoming a First-Time Mom in Your 40s

Becoming a First-Time Mom in Your 40s

Today’s post is courtesy of Elizabeth Patterson, a working parent and Bright Horizons mom of two. Every once in awhile, there is a news story about a ...

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Letting Kids Choose Their Own Halloween Costume

Letting Kids Choose Their Own Halloween Costume

At three, this is the first Halloween where Liam really gets it. He gets that he picks out a costume, he gets that he wears ...

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School Picture Day Anxiety for Parents

School Picture Day Anxiety for Parents

This week both of my kids have school Picture Day. And I am now officially freaking out. I am usually an otherwise rational human being. ...

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Tips for Surviving the Grocery Store with Kids

Tips for Surviving the Grocery Store with Kids

Something as seemingly simple as a quick trip to the grocery store can be made more complicated when you have little travel companions alongside you. Do ...

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Family Recipes: Mini Pumpkin Pies

Family Recipes: Mini Pumpkin Pies

The toddler classroom at USAA Child Development Center in Colorado Springs, CO has been busy with baking! The children made mini pumpkin pies to eat as their afternoon ...

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#SocialParenting: Tips for Avoiding the Battle Over Children’s Clothes

#SocialParenting: Tips for Avoiding the Battle Over Children’s Clothes

The morning routine can be tough – especially when battles over clothing choices come into play. Does your morning often begin with your toddler insisting on ...

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How Was Your Day? Tips for Getting Children to Talk

How Was Your Day? Tips for Getting Children to Talk

When you ask your child about what they did at school that day, how often do you hear “nothing!” or “I don’t know!” as a ...

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