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What’s Your Parenting Style?

What’s Your Parenting Style?

When it comes to parenting styles, we know that it isn’t one size fits all. So how can you ensure your parenting style is helping your child to thrive? Join Bright Horizons for our next Family ...

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100 (Almost) Free Things to do with Kids in the Summer

100 (Almost) Free Things to do with Kids in the Summer

Summer is the perfect time to get out of the house and try new things with the family. What is on your family’s summer activity list? This round-up, 100 (Almost) Free Things to do with Kids ...

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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?” – EricaB, Bright Horizons Online Community Member While ...

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How to Teach STEM at Home

How to Teach STEM at Home

We were recently joined by Anita Greenberg, CEO and founder of Science Delights for our Family Matters Webinar: A Parent’s Guide to STEM Education. Along with webinar moderator Debbie Hoppy, Bright Horizons’ Director, Education & Curriculum, ...

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Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten?

Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten?

Today’s post is a Q&A with Nicole Thompson, Director at Bright Horizons at Trumbull. Nicole began working at Bright Horizons 12 years ago, as a preschool teacher. Throughout her tenure she was promoted to lead ...

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25 Truths About Infant Teachers

25 Truths About Infant Teachers

Infant teachers are one of a kind. For many parents, including our blogger Media Mom, infant teachers are among the educators for whom they are forever grateful, not only for who they are and what they ...

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Tips for Building Great Parent-Teacher Partnerships

Tips for Building Great Parent-Teacher Partnerships

Building a strong parent-teacher partnership is a win/win for everyone involved, especially your child. We asked our Family Room bloggers to share their tips on creating optimal parent-teacher relationships. Here is their advice: How to Create a ...

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Parents Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Month

Parents Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Month

May is Teacher Appreciation Month at Bright Horizons. This month is dedicated to those who dedicate each and every day to caring for the children and families in their lives. In honor of Teacher Appreciation Month, we ...

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STEM Learning at Home Activity for Kids: Building Bridges

STEM Learning at Home Activity for Kids: Building Bridges

Children at Bright Horizons preschools learn that STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) is all around us – at school and at home. Watch as Sarah explains how to conduct the “Building Bridges” learning activity ...

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How to Teach a Child to Ride a Bike: Thoughts on Balance Bikes?

How to Teach a Child to Ride a Bike: Thoughts on Balance Bikes?

I’m wondering what age kids are generally able to start training for and subsequently start riding a two wheeler. Any tips on how to do this? Also, does anyone have experience with balance bikes? The ...

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