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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 Toddler Teachers

25 Truths About Toddler Teachers

Toddler teachers inspire me. They truly do. Not only can they redirect a toddler in the blink of an eye but they can transform the most ordinary activities – a walk to the park – into ...

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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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How Much Does A Two-Year-Old Understand?

How Much Does A Two-Year-Old Understand?

I was working from home when my daughter was sick with the stomach bug. Usually when she’s out sick, she’s her usual energetic and playful self, which makes it difficult to get a lot of ...

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How to Make a Morning Routine Chart for Kids

How to Make a Morning Routine Chart for Kids

What is it like to get two kids out the door each morning fully dressed, having eaten breakfast with bags packed for the day? I’m quite sure I’m not alone in saying…the struggle is real. ...

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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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