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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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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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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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Holiday Gift Ideas for Teachers

Holiday Gift Ideas for Teachers

As we celebrate the holiday season it’s wonderful to show gratitude to the people in our lives, including our child’s teacher or caregiver. A small, thoughtful gift can be a great way to show appreciation for ...

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