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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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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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How to Plan a Road Trip With a Baby

How to Plan a Road Trip With a Baby

My husband and I just survived our first official road trip with our baby. As a couple, we did most of our vacations as road trips, so keeping to our vacation norm, we picked a ...

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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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Pinterest Wins for Working Parents

Pinterest Wins for Working Parents

Today’s post was written by Emily Saunderson, a Bright Horizons employee and mom to two daughters: I read recently that 42 percent of mothers say they sometimes suffer from Pinterest stress. And while Pinterest is the ...

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To My Baby on Our First Mother’s Day

To My Baby on Our First Mother’s Day

Our post today is from Aili Smith, a Bright Horizons employee and first-time mom to baby, Cab: A letter to my first-born on our first Mother’s Day: My Dear Little Boy, Did you know that ...

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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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DIY Valentines for Kids in Kindergarten Prep

DIY Valentines for Kids in Kindergarten Prep

Hi everyone! It’s been a long time since I blogged and quite a bit has happened in that time. This little cutie came into the world (she’s 6 months already!) and I completely ran out ...

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