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Is STEM for My Daughter?

Is STEM for My Daughter?

When I read the summary of this study about the early emergence of gender stereotypes in my daily news digest, I took a screenshot and sent it to my husband. I entered the caption, “Our ...

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Transition from Infant to Toddler Room at Daycare

Transition from Infant to Toddler Room at Daycare

I was surprised to learn recently that I was not alone in my excitement to return to the office post-baby. If you had asked me a year ago as I was preparing to go back ...

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10 Ways to Teach Kindness to Preschoolers

10 Ways to Teach Kindness to Preschoolers

One of the most important things to me as a parent is to raise kind children and therefore, kind adults. As my babies have grown, it’s clear that while there is an innate kindness born ...

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6 Indoor Activities to Encourage Creativity

6 Indoor Activities to Encourage Creativity

In need of some fun indoor activities to keep your little one entertained that don’t involve more TV or tablet time? Grab any of these items from around the house, and let your child’s imagination ...

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Building Confidence & Self-Esteem in Children

Building Confidence & Self-Esteem in Children

Resilience in Children: Building Self-Esteem & Confidence for Navigating the World One day during my daughter’s second grade year, I dropped Fiona off at school and then spent the next 45 minutes crying. She was ...

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10 Playtime Activities for Babies

10 Playtime Activities for Babies

Like most kids, my son Cab is quite active with a very short attention span. From the time he was a squirmy newborn to now as a full-fledged toddler (with his own opinion!), my husband ...

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Election 2016: Did You Bring Your Kids to Vote?

Election 2016: Did You Bring Your Kids to Vote?

Grown-ups aren’t the only ones taking part in Election Day – children across the country are learning about the political process by accompanying their parents to the polls. Many of our Family Room bloggers brought ...

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Bright Horizons Reads for the Record 2016

Bright Horizons Reads for the Record 2016

Jumpstart’s Read for the Record is the world’s largest shared reading experience when millions of individuals come together to celebrate literacy and support Jumpstart in its efforts to promote early childhood education. This past week ...

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6 Fun Fall Activities for Families

6 Fun Fall Activities for Families

Today’s post was written by Jeannie Krill, an employee at our home office and former Bright Horizons teacher: With nearly a month of the fall season under your belt, you might be grasping at straws ...

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Happy 30th! – Bright Horizons Then & Now

Happy 30th! – Bright Horizons Then & Now

This year marks Bright Horizons’ 30th anniversary! In celebration of this big milestone, we took a walk down memory lane with Eileen Smith, a Bright Horizons executive. Eileen began her career here in 1987 – as our first center ...

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