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How Do You Celebrate Your Hispanic/Latino Heritage?

How Do You Celebrate Your Hispanic/Latino Heritage?

While Hispanic Heritage Month is mid-September to mid-October, celebrating different cultures is important all year round. Whether your family is of Hispanic/Latino heritage, or you’re just interested in learning more, there are many traditions and ...

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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 their first day special. Or you may need ideas to help ease ...

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Children’s Books about Identity and Gender Diversity

Children’s Books about Identity and Gender Diversity

One of the most profound developmental tasks for young children is to understand who they are — to develop a sense of identity, including their gender. At Bright Horizons, we strive to create a safe ...

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5 Ways to Show Teachers Appreciation from a Distance

May is Teacher & Staff Appreciation month, and this year, we’re more grateful than ever for all the hard work and dedication our teachers have displayed through this challenging time. We know many families love ...

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11 Children’s Books for Women’s History Month and Beyond

Bright Horizons is a company of women supporting women—our corporate and center teams are made up of more than 90% women, from our leadership teams to the teachers and staff you see in our centers ...

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12 Ways to Make Your Child Feel Loved on Valentine’s Day (& Every Day)

12 Ways to Make Your Child Feel Loved on Valentine’s Day (& Every Day)

Along with sweet treats and fragrant flowers, Valentine’s Day can also bring expectations of grand or material gestures of love towards the people we care about most. But for a parent who’s juggling work and family ...

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Celebrating Hispanic and Latino Culture Through Children’s Literature

Mid-September marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, a tribute to the contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the US. You may be wondering how you can ...

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Masks & Child Development: What You Need to Know

Masks & Child Development: What You Need to Know

Today’s post was written by Julie Christensen, Senior Writer, Education & Curriculum. It’s likely that wearing masks will be a part of our lives for a while yet, and parents, educators, and researchers are all ...

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8 Books for Kindergartners

8 Books for Kindergartners

The best books for kindergartners are those that foster a love of reading—books that tickle the funny bone, touch the heart, and keep young readers coming back for more. The list below includes stories children ...

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Family Beach Guide

Family Beach Guide

Today’s post is a compilation edited by Jeannie Krill, writer at Bright Horizons, and former Bright Horizons pre-kindergarten teacher. Summer is upon us, and that means beach days are, too. Always a go-to summer activity, ...

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