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Mother’s Day: Expectations vs. Realities

Mother’s Day: Expectations vs. Realities

Most mothers have some expectations about our Mother’s Day plans and celebrations. Many of us envision sleeping in, being served breakfast in bed by the kids and handed flowers by our doting husband or partner. ...

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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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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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Holiday Hacks for Working Parents

Holiday Hacks for Working Parents

Today’s guest post was written by Naoko Funayama, mom of two and producer of our Work-Life Equation podcast series: I love, love, love the holidays. I used to love this time of year because I ...

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7 Fun Holiday Traditions to Start with Your Family

7 Fun Holiday Traditions to Start with Your Family

The holidays are here! Toy catalogs! TV specials! Decorations that have been around since Halloween! In the words of a favorite comic strip, “Good grief.” One way to tame the chaos: bring in a little ...

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Tips for Involving Kids in Thanksgiving Prep

Tips for Involving Kids in Thanksgiving Prep

Editor’s Note: This article was first published in 2013. We are hosting Thanksgiving this year. We will have 18 family members total, and only three are young children. That means a lot of food, a ...

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12 Fun Halloween Candy Alternatives

12 Fun Halloween Candy Alternatives

For many families, trick-or-treating is an exciting Halloween activity that’s hardly given a second thought – it’s a given. But for kids with food allergies, health concerns can unfortunately take the fun out of the ...

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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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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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Parenting Resolutions for 2017: Simplify and Be More Present

Parenting Resolutions for 2017: Simplify and Be More Present

Happy 2017! We hope that you had a fun New Year’s Eve and your 2017 is off to a great start! The beginning of a new year provides the perfect opportunity to begin anew and to prioritize ...

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