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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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Toddler Speech: Look Who’s Talking

Toddler Speech: Look Who’s Talking

I can admit I am one of those parents that says, “oh, every child grows and develops at their own pace,” only to look to good old Google later that night to search if my ...

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5 Ways to Foster a Love of Reading in Your Young Child

5 Ways to Foster a Love of Reading in Your Young Child

As you might’ve seen in the news or in your social media feeds March 2 is Read Across America Day! This annual celebration, which takes place on Dr. Seuss’ birthday, is meant to get children excited ...

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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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