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21 Creative First Day of School Ideas for Parents

21 Creative First Day of School Ideas for Parents

Back to school season is here, and if your child is heading off to Kindergarten, you may be thinking about ways to make her first day special. Or you may need ideas to help ease ...

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Celebrating International Mud Day

Celebrating International Mud Day

As a parent, the combination of water and dirt may seem like a recipe for disaster, but for kids, mud can be a fun way to play and learn at the same time! That’s where ...

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Volunteering as a Family: Finding Ways to Give Back

Volunteering as a Family: Finding Ways to Give Back

Raising caring, giving children is an important goal for any parent. But even for those with the best intentions, busy schedules and the work/life juggle can make it hard to find the time to identify ...

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8 St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids

8 St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids

There’s more to St. Patrick’s Day than wearing green! What else can you do with your child to celebrate this springtime holiday? Take a look at these eight St. Patrick’s Day activities for kids. Eat ...

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6 Activities for the Chilly Days Ahead

6 Activities for the Chilly Days Ahead

No matter where your family lives, you’re bound to have at least a couple of winter days that make it too cold (it’s all relative — temperatures drop in sunny states like Arizona and Florida, ...

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Our 10 Favorite Fall Traditions

Our 10 Favorite Fall Traditions

The fall season is all about fun family time, a delicious harvest, tasty food, and giving thanks. And you can do it all without the heat of summer…or the stress of the holidays! We’ve rounded ...

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DIY New Year’s Eve Time Capsule for Kids

DIY New Year’s Eve Time Capsule for Kids

Looking for a fun way to commemorate the year with your kids? Make a New Year’s Eve time capsule! This kids craft is a great way to foster a discussion about memories from the past ...

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How to Help Kids Bond with Their Grandparents

How to Help Kids Bond with Their Grandparents

Whether your child’s grandparents live close by or far away, there are different things you can do to show grandma and grandpa how much they mean to your family…and help them develop a relationship with ...

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Ramadan & Eid: A Special Time for My Family & Me

Ramadan & Eid: A Special Time for My Family & Me

Ms. Huma, a preschool teacher at Bright Horizons at Raleigh Corporate center, and her family observe Ramadan, a holy month of fasting, prayer, and charity. We invited Ms. Huma to share how her family commemorates ...

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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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