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

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

Today’s guest blogger is Ms. Huma. She is a preschool teacher at Bright Horizons at Raleigh Corporate Center and is also a mom of four kids, ages 6, 9, 15, and 17. Ms. Huma and ...

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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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New Year’s Eve Activities for Kids

New Year’s Eve Activities for Kids

Though New Year’s Eve can seem like a holiday that’s more geared toward adults, there are lots of ways to get kids involved in the fun. Here we share our ideas for how to make ...

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Holiday Kindness Calendar for Kids

Holiday Kindness Calendar for Kids

Five years ago when my husband and I got married we had the most amazing interfaith celebration – we “broke the glass” at the end of our ceremony, listened to the seven Jewish blessings, and even ...

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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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A Letter to My Parents on Grandparents Day

A Letter to My Parents on Grandparents Day

As excited as I was to become a parent, I knew my parents were as equally excited to become grandparents. I consider myself fortunate to have my parents live close by and my (still very ...

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Meteor Showers & Motherhood

Meteor Showers & Motherhood

A lot has been made of the Perseid meteor shower this year since it came to a peak this early August and many have learned about this annual occurrence for the first time. Strangely enough, ...

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Does Your Family Make a Summertime Wish List?

Does Your Family Make a Summertime Wish List?

Every year, it’s the same thing. In January, it feels as though summer is but a distant memory (except for the rush to register for summer camps). In May, summer seems to stretch out before ...

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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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Family Valentine’s Day Traditions & Activities

Family Valentine’s Day Traditions & Activities

Yesterday after my daughter and I climbed in the car to go pick up my son Will at lacrosse my daughter oddly said, “dang it!!” and huffed back into her seat. When I asked her ...

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