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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., vice president of education and curriculum for Bright Horizons: I sometimes struggle to find time for personal reflection, and yet when I do find the time, I find ...

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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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Choosing a Preschool: 4 Questions to Ask

Choosing a Preschool: 4 Questions to Ask

Today’s post is courtesy of Elizabeth Patterson, a working parent and mom of two. When deciding on the best place to send our daughter — to preschool in an elementary school or to a preschool in a child ...

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Back To School Already?

Back To School Already?

It feels like we just finished school. Really. I’m sure there are parents chomping at the bit to get back into the school routine and while I share their sentiments (kind of), I’m not prepared ...

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Back-to-School: First Day of School Traditions to Start

Back-to-School: First Day of School Traditions to Start

For my daughter’s first day of Kindergarten, I figured a photo would make the perfect first day of school tradition. I ordered a cute “First Day of Kindergarten” sign for her to hold while capturing the ...

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Tips for Adjusting to the Back-to-School Schedule

Tips for Adjusting to the Back-to-School Schedule

Back-to-school time already? While there are still a few weeks left to enjoy summer traditions, now is the time when many parents start thinking about the transition back into the school year schedule. How can you make the ...

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#SocialParenting: Preschool Learning Project about Careers

#SocialParenting: Preschool Learning Project about Careers

Teachers in a classroom at Bright Horizons at Kemper Lakes (Lake Zurich, IL) started the year off by asking each student what he or she wanted to be when they grew up. Since then, the ...

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