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Fostering a Love of the Outdoors

Fostering a Love of the Outdoors

I am not an outdoorsy person, but ironically, I am raising one. As many moms and dads I’m sure can relate, it takes a lot of persuasion and most times ultimately tears, to get our toddler ...

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Introducing Art, Music, & Dance to Kids: Children’s Books about Art

Introducing Art, Music, & Dance to Kids: Children’s Books about Art

Reading books about art is just one of the terrific ways to introduce kids to art, music & dance and encourage them to tap into their own creative side. As part of our Growing Readers book review, our ...

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Conquer Kid Clutter: 3 Ways to Organize Your Child’s Stuff

Conquer Kid Clutter: 3 Ways to Organize Your Child’s Stuff

Lately my DVR and YouTube feed have been filled with shows talking about minimalism and living tiny. I enjoy watching because even though my family doesn’t live a typical tiny home or anywhere near a ...

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day: I’m a Lucky Parent Because…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day: I’m a Lucky Parent Because…

Whether you believe in the principles of luck or not, there’s something to be said for appreciating the things you’re “lucky” to have in your life. Today, on a holiday often associated with luck, our ...

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10 Boredom Busters for Kids

10 Boredom Busters for Kids

It’s Sunday morning at 10:15 a.m. and a Mom’s favorite sentence comes out of your child’s mouth, “Mom, I’m bored. There’s nothing to do.” This is when you mentally calculate the number of hours left ...

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Children’s Playdates: Tips, Ideas and Activities

Children’s Playdates: Tips, Ideas and Activities

Our bloggers all agree that the science of a great playdate is not always easy to get just right. There’s often a balance between how structured vs. unstructured this play time should be – depending ...

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Making Hygge Happen: 9 Ways to Stay Cozy with Your Family this Winter

Making Hygge Happen: 9 Ways to Stay Cozy with Your Family this Winter

Today’s post was written by Kate Berube, a Bright Horizons employee who coordinates e-family, our weekly e-mail newsletter for working parents.  Slippery roads, wet wintery flakes, and persistent runny noses are all hallmarks of the ...

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Tips to Maximize Quality Time With Your Kids When You’re a Working Parent

Tips to Maximize Quality Time With Your Kids When You’re a Working Parent

“How should working parents prioritize play with limited time at home?”  This was a question that was top of mind for many of the parents who attended our recent webinar, The Essentials of Learning Through ...

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12 Ways to Make Your Child Feel Loved on Valentine’s Day (& Every Day)

12 Ways to Make Your Child Feel Loved on Valentine’s Day (& Every Day)

Today’s post was written by Kate Berube, a Bright Horizons employee who coordinates e-family, our weekly e-mail newsletter for working parents.  Along with sweet treats and fragrant flowers, Valentine’s Day can also bring expectations of ...

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Finding Joy in the Little Things – 14 Moments of Pure Happiness

Finding Joy in the Little Things – 14 Moments of Pure Happiness

“Enjoy the little things in life because one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Breault During our recent Family Matters webinar, Striking a Balance: The Work/Life Equation, guest ...

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