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How to Approach Holidays in an Anti-Bias Way

How to Approach Holidays in an Anti-Bias Way

At Bright Horizons we strive to make our centers inclusive places of belonging for students and staff. Our homes can be also be an anti-bias space where we can strengthen family traditions while encouraging the ...

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7 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

7 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

The start of the holiday season is just weeks away, and your feelings about the end of 2020 might be all over the place. This November and December are sure to be different than in ...

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Celebrating the Holidays During the Pandemic

Celebrating the Holidays During the Pandemic

While running errands last weekend I heard on the radio that in 2019, 55 million Americans traveled on Thanksgiving weekend and over 155 million traveled between December 21-January 1st. My family accounted for five of ...

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6 Ways to Celebrate Halloween During the Pandemic

6 Ways to Celebrate Halloween During the Pandemic

Back in March, I thought we might be pandemic-free by fall. But here we are near Halloween, and we’re all still wearing masks and keeping our distance — so the holiday usually full of costumes, ...

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Celebrating Hispanic and Latino Culture Through Children’s Literature

Celebrating Hispanic and Latino Culture Through Children’s Literature

Mid-September marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, a tribute to the contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the US. You may be wondering how you can ...

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Black History Books for Kids

Black History Books for Kids

February is known as Black History Month, and many schools are in the midst of teaching young ones about black history and why it matters. While older children may be learning about slavery and the ...

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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-News, our bi-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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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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What’s Your Favorite Holiday Tradition?

What’s Your Favorite Holiday Tradition?

With cooler weather and the holiday season in full swing, additional family and friends time may be in your future! Whether you celebrate a specific holiday, multiple holidays, or none at all – breaking out ...

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Best Holiday Gift: The Gift of Kind Words

Best Holiday Gift: The Gift of Kind Words

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is from the archives. In a season of hustle and bustle, working mom Kate shares how a few words of kindness were truly the best holiday gift: A few days ago ...

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