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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 today 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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6 Simple Tips for Reading to Toddlers

6 Simple Tips for Reading to Toddlers

Research shows that reading with children is an important way to develop literacy and to help build a lifelong love of reading. The reality of reading to an active toddler, however, can be a challenge ...

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#SocialParenting: Guiding Children’s Growth Through Reading

#SocialParenting: Guiding Children’s Growth Through Reading

Parents are their children’s very first teachers. You help babies learn that the world is a secure and predictable place. You guide toddlers as they learn to share. You encourage preschoolers to become problem solvers. One way to awaken children’s interests ...

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Reading Aloud Parent Webinar: Tweet with Us!

Reading Aloud Parent Webinar: Tweet with Us!

Are you looking for tips to make reading aloud with your child both educational and exciting? Join Bright Horizons tomorrow evening, November 5th at 8:00 p.m. EST for our next parent webinar – Reading Aloud with Children: ...

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Reading Aloud to a Group of Children: Tips and Tricks

Reading Aloud to a Group of Children: Tips and Tricks

Reading aloud to a group of children – especially young children – can be challenging. Not only is the storyteller tasked with engaging children in a book, she also has to manage group dynamics and ...

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Reading to Babies: Inspiring a Love of Books from Infancy

Reading to Babies: Inspiring a Love of Books from Infancy

Two of my favorite teachers of all time are both pregnant! Miss Betsy, who was the infant teacher for both my kids (and therefore helped pave the road for my little book worms), is expecting ...

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Summer Reading for Adults

Summer Reading for Adults

My boys are participating in the summer reading program at our local library. They record all the books they read each day, committing to 20 minutes per day, and when they accumulate a certain number ...

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Will you miss your child’s “creative” reading when they learn to really read?

A couple of weeks ago I read for the record in Olivia's pre-Kindergarten class at Bright Horizons. The night before she was helping me "prepare" by showing me how her teacher reads to the class. ...

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Fatal Distraction- Required Reading

I am in the communications business, and I have read, watched and listened closely to countless news stories, worked with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, and yet have never been moved by a story more than this ...

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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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