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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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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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What Do Kids Learn in Preschool?

What Do Kids Learn in Preschool?

My youngest child, Hannah, recently transitioned into K-Prep. How did this happen so quickly? As many parents can attest, the transition into a new classroom is a true signal of time passing and a physical ...

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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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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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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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Helping Kids Continue Their Learning Outside the Classroom

Helping Kids Continue Their Learning Outside the Classroom

Today’s post is courtesy of Linda Whitehead, Ph.D., senior advisor education and development for Bright Horizons: I sometimes struggle to find time for personal reflection, and yet when I do find the time, I find it ...

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Bright Horizons Webinars: Parenting Tips & Resources

Bright Horizons Webinars: Parenting Tips & Resources

Did you know that Bright Horizons offers parenting webinars throughout the year? We partner with early education experts to offer guidance, tips, and resources to help you and your family navigate the many stages of childhood ...

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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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