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Tips to Teach Children about Different Types of Families

Tips to Teach Children about Different Types of Families

Today’s post was written by Bright Horizons eCDA Facilitator, Kelly Fenderson-Gonzales. I walked into my child’s kindergarten prep classroom where my daughter, Callie, and her friend, Mason, both 4 years old, were engaged in dramatic ...

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6 Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

6 Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

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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Veterans Day for Kids: Honoring the Veterans

Veterans Day for Kids: Honoring the Veterans

You may not be part of a military family yourself, but chances are you know someone who has served. Regardless of your point of view on military operations, it is still appropriate to honor those ...

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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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Baby Sign Language: 11 Signs to Try at Home

Baby Sign Language: 11 Signs to Try at Home

Babies start thinking before they develop language, so they can become frustrated when they’re unable to tell you what they want. How can you bridge the communication gap? Many parents are turning to signing, which ...

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Becoming a Father: An Identity Shift

Becoming a Father: An Identity Shift

Today’s post was written by Bright Horizons Client Engagement Manager, Sean O’Brien. “Tell me a little bit about yourself.” I started working at Bright Horizons just a month after my son, Oliver, was born. As ...

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Moms Share Their “Labor” Day Stories

Moms Share Their “Labor” Day Stories

For many of us, Labor Day means a three-day weekend filled with family barbecues, pool parties, and end-of-summer fun. But amidst all of the celebration, it’s easy to forget how the holiday came to be. ...

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21 Creative First Day of School Ideas for Parents

21 Creative First Day of School Ideas for Parents

Back to school season is here, and if your child is heading off to Kindergarten, you may be thinking about ways to make her first day special. Or you may need ideas to help ease ...

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The Reality of Being in the “Sandwich Generation”

The Reality of Being in the “Sandwich Generation”

Today’s post comes from a Bright Horizons Client Engagement Manager. In today’s busy world, we oftentimes find ourselves stressed about the things that overextend and overwhelm us, but by the same token, that very stress ...

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Helping Children Cope with Moving: 5 Tips for Moving with Kids

Helping Children Cope with Moving: 5 Tips for Moving with Kids

Today’s post comes from Bright Horizons Director of Digital Marketing, Allison Query. My husband and I had been considering a move for about six months before we introduced the idea to our 4-year-old son. We ...

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