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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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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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When Kids Imitate Their Parents

When Kids Imitate Their Parents

This morning, my three-year-old came downstairs for breakfast and swiftly proclaimed, “This house is a mess!” I wonder where she’s heard that before. The other day, my dad was explaining to my seven-year-old why jumping ...

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At-Home Learning: Music Activities for Kids

At-Home Learning: Music Activities for Kids

Could there be a sweeter sight than little feet tapping to the beat? As we share in our e-family news article, music ignites all areas of child development. It helps kids learn how their bodies ...

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DIY Valentines for Kids in Kindergarten Prep

DIY Valentines for Kids in Kindergarten Prep

Hi everyone! It’s been a long time since I blogged and quite a bit has happened in that time. This little cutie came into the world (she’s 6 months already!) and I completely ran out ...

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#SocialParenting: Diversity Day

#SocialParenting: Diversity Day

This December, the preschool students at  Bright Horizons / U Chicago Child Development Center Drexel took part in the”Spread Love” campaign, which celebrates and encourages diversity and differences within the center. On December 4th the center held its annual ...

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Pen Pal Activity For Kids

Pen Pal Activity For Kids

We’re always excited to share the fun learning and development activities that go on in our centers across the country. One particularly neat piece of news as of late: Bright Horizons at Fishkill, NY started a pen ...

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Gift Guide: Fun Fact Books for Children

Gift Guide: Fun Fact Books for Children

Today’s post was written by Lori Morrow, a Bright Horizons employee, mom to a grown daughter and aunt to four nephews Every year, among the must-have toys and art supplies, I like to choose a few ...

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How We Make Homework Happen: Tips for Less Stressful Evenings

How We Make Homework Happen: Tips for Less Stressful Evenings

“Why Put Off Until Tomorrow What You Can Do Today?” It was a well-known quote by Thomas Jefferson that my daughter recited to me after I commented on her completing her homework packet. This year, she ...

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Did You Celebrate Read for the Record?

Did You Celebrate Read for the Record?

Jumpstart’s Read for the Record is a day every year when parents, caregivers, teachers and children come together to celebrate literacy and promote early childhood education by setting a world record for the most number of people reading the same book ...

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