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How to Encourage Persistence in Your Young Child

How to Encourage Persistence in Your Young Child

“How can I help my toddler learn to persist at a task?” This question came to us from a parent in our Bright Horizons community. In today’s post Julie Christensen, Senior Writer at Bright Horizons, ...

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Ways to Keep Kids Learning Over the Summer

Ways to Keep Kids Learning Over the Summer

“I am looking for some ways to continue the growth of my two children during the summer without being formal with workbooks and flash cards. Any suggestions?”  While summer is a time for a bit ...

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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. Whether your kids have been ...

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How Do I Make Sure that My Child is Learning Enough?

How Do I Make Sure that My Child is Learning Enough?

Today’s post was written by Julie Christensen, Senior Writer at Bright Horizons, and mom to four: I went to my monthly book club recently and the subject turned to our kids. More specifically, to what ...

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What Do You Love About Your Child’s Teacher?

What Do You Love About Your Child’s Teacher?

May is Teacher & Staff Appreciation Month and we are proud to celebrate the people at the heart of what we do at Bright Horizons. These educators are inspiring in so many ways; hear why ...

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Household Chores That Kids Can REALLY Help With

Household Chores That Kids Can REALLY Help With

Teaching kids about responsibility, helping and why it is important to be a contributing member of the family or a team are vital life skills to instill. Chores can come into play as a way to teach ...

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My Toddler Doesn’t Want to Leave Daycare at Pick-Up Time

My Toddler Doesn’t Want to Leave Daycare at Pick-Up Time

My son has been throwing fits during pick-up time at daycare recently. It’s a new phenomenon and one that has been tough for both my wife and I. We are thrilled he likes being with ...

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It’s the Little Things: 14 Moments of Pure Happiness

It’s the Little Things: 14 Moments of Pure Happiness

“Enjoy the little things in life because one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Breault One of my favorite pieces of advice I learned from Dr. Marti and ...

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How Do Busy Parents Make Time for Friends?

How Do Busy Parents Make Time for Friends?

For busy working parents, fitting in exercise, grocery shopping, and some “me” time can be tough. Finding time to reconnect with friends? That’s even more challenging. We asked our Family Room bloggers to share how ...

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How Do I Get My Baby to Sleep Longer at Night?

How Do I Get My Baby to Sleep Longer at Night?

“I am desperate for some sleep and was wondering if anyone had tips on how to get a 3 1/2 month old to sleep longer than 1.5 to two hours at a time. My son ...

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