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A “Helping of Giving” this Thanksgiving

A “Helping of Giving” this Thanksgiving

I was struggling with what to write for my next post, and then I got an alert for this article in the Boston Globe about our Bright Horizons’ volunteer efforts along the border, and I ...

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Tips for Involving Kids in Thanksgiving Prep

Tips for Involving Kids in Thanksgiving Prep

Editor’s Note: This article was first published in 2013. We are hosting Thanksgiving this year. We will have 18 family members total, and only three are young children. That means a lot of food, a ...

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6 Thanksgiving Activities for Families

6 Thanksgiving Activities for Families

Looking for something fun that the whole family can do together this Thanksgiving (besides all the eating, of course)? Whether you’re in search of some ways to keep your little ones entertained before the main meal ...

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How Do You Create the Perfect Thanksgiving?

How Do You Create the Perfect Thanksgiving?

Today’s post is by Lisa Oppenhemier, writer, blogger, Bright Horizons Family Matters webinar moderator and mother to two grown daughters. How do you create the Perfect Thanksgiving?… Hint: You Don’t. Hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year? Stressing ...

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5 Thanksgiving Recipes Kids Can Help Make

5 Thanksgiving Recipes Kids Can Help Make

Your Thanksgiving menu might’ve been set weeks ago (or even generations ago, if your family is like mine), but one question still remains: what are some easy and fun Thanksgiving recipes that that my kids can help make? ...

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Happy Thanksgiving: Last-Minute Recipes, Activities & More

Happy Thanksgiving: Last-Minute Recipes, Activities & More

Happy Thanksgiving! All of us at Bright Horizons and the Family Room blog hope that you are enjoying the day with the people you love…and some really great food! If you’re in need of last minute recipe ideas, post-Thanksgiving ...

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Thanksgiving at Preschool: A Lesson About Holiday Joy

Thanksgiving at Preschool: A Lesson About Holiday Joy

Last week, my son’s preschool hosted a family Thanksgiving lunch. Parents were invited to bring a Thanksgiving side dish and join the class for the meal while the child care center provided the turkey. While ...

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Family Recipes: Thanksgiving Leftovers Shepherd’s Pie

Family Recipes: Thanksgiving Leftovers Shepherd’s Pie

Did you all have a nice Thanksgiving? Are you still stuffed from the feast? If you still have a refrigerator full of leftovers, we’ve found a great recipe for you. Courtesy of MarthaStewart.com, check out ...

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Holiday Craft for Kids: Thanksgiving Christmas Tree

Holiday Craft for Kids: Thanksgiving Christmas Tree

I’m vehemently against the holiday season creeping into Thanksgiving. I signed more than one petition against retail stores opening on my favorite day of the year, a day that celebrates two important things to me: ...

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DIY Thanksgiving Placecards

DIY Thanksgiving Placecards

It’s the day before Thanksgiving and like many of you I’m traveling to be with family for Thanksgiving and then prepping for the impending feast – so I won’t bore you with a long-winded post. ...

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