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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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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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6 Indoor Activities to Encourage Creativity

6 Indoor Activities to Encourage Creativity

In need of some fun indoor activities to keep your little one entertained that don’t involve more TV or tablet time? Grab any of these items from around the house, and let your child’s imagination ...

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9 Holiday Gifts for Grandparents

9 Holiday Gifts for Grandparents

With a very active, excitable, and overall fun toddler in the house, I am definitely getting into the holiday spirit a bit more than I usually do. I’ve got lists for Kayla’s “big” gift options ...

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12 Fun Halloween Candy Alternatives

12 Fun Halloween Candy Alternatives

Today’s post was written by Jeannie Krill, an employee at our home office, and former Bright Horizons teacher: For many families, trick-or-treating is an exciting Halloween activity that’s hardly given a second thought – it’s ...

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6 Fun Fall Activities for Families

6 Fun Fall Activities for Families

Today’s post was written by Jeannie Krill, an employee at our home office and former Bright Horizons teacher: With nearly a month of the fall season under your belt, you might be grasping at straws ...

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Tips for Managing Children’s Artwork: Organizing, Storing and Displaying

Tips for Managing Children’s Artwork: Organizing, Storing and Displaying

I keep EVERYTHING my child brings home from school – from scribbles on little scraps of paper, to assembled masterpieces. I can’t bear throwing anything away. The stuff isn’t organized, it’s in various places, drawers, ...

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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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Food-Themed Learning Activities for Kids

Food-Themed Learning Activities for Kids

The students at Bright Horizons centers across the country have been learning a lot about teamwork, community & more through food-themed activities & projects: Kindergarten Prep – Exploring Family Traditions Through Food Bright Horizons at ...

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