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Missing the Infant Stage & Treasuring the Toddler Stage

Missing the Infant Stage & Treasuring the Toddler Stage

As I look back, I’ll admit there are a few things that I miss about the infant stage. Now that my daughter is no longer a baby, I’m realizing that there’s a lot about toddlerhood ...

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25 Truths About Infant Teachers

25 Truths About Infant Teachers

Infant teachers are one of a kind. For many parents, including our blogger Media Mom, infant teachers are among the educators for whom they are forever grateful, not only for who they are and what they ...

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Tips for Transitioning from the Infant to Toddler Room at Daycare

Tips for Transitioning from the 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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Second Baby Necessities: Infant Products to Buy for Baby #2

Second Baby Necessities: Infant Products to Buy for Baby #2

One of the nice things about getting ready for baby #2 is knowing that, for the most part, we already have most of the baby products we need. We’re just starting to really get things cleaned, set up ...

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#SocialParenting: Music Activities for Infants

#SocialParenting: Music Activities for Infants

The babies at Bright Horizons at Wellesley (Wellesley, MA) are honing their musical talents early! The infant classroom at Wellesley loves to listen to and make their own original music with gentle guidance from their ...

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Ode to the Infant Teacher

When New Girl goes to the center each day, we call it “school.” When she runs to her teachers, we call them, well, her teachers. I’ve noticed that some people, friends, sisters-in-law, my mom, either ...

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I’m Pregnant?!

I’m Pregnant?!

Whether you were planning it or not – can you ever truly be prepared for the rush of emotions (shock, joy, worry – the list goes on) following a positive pregnancy test? We asked our ...

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Helping Babies Bond with Long-Distance Grandparents

Helping Babies Bond with Long-Distance Grandparents

Zoe is the first grandchild on both sides of the family but she doesn’t get to see her grandparents as often as we wish she could. My husband’s family resides in Western Massachusetts and my ...

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On Being a Young, LGBTQ Parent

On Being a Young, LGBTQ Parent

Today’s post was written by Dale L. Liuzza, Office Manager, Bright Horizons at Medical City Dallas. I always knew I wanted to be a parent. I grew up with a twin sister, a brother less ...

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Health and Safety in Child Care: What to Look For

Health and Safety in Child Care: What to Look For

More often than not, there are numerous questions a family might have when visiting a center, especially if this is their first experience with child care. The process can be overwhelming if you don’t know ...

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