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Happy 2016! New Year’s Wishes From Bright Horizons

Happy 2016! New Year’s Wishes From Bright Horizons

Happy New Year! The Family Room blog team would like to wish you and your family a happy, healthy year ahead! In 2016, we’ll continue to share parenting advice and tales of the challenges we face ...

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New Year’s Eve Treats: Popcorn Recipes for Kids

New Year’s Eve Treats: Popcorn Recipes for Kids

We hope that you’re enjoying time with your family this holiday weekend. Can you believe New Year’s is just around the corner? It’s hard to believe! One fun way to celebrate the holiday with your children is ...

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Post-Holiday Fatigue: Ideas for Helping Parents Rejuvenate

Post-Holiday Fatigue: Ideas for Helping Parents Rejuvenate

This holiday season, in particular, had me feeling tired and run-down. Although I’m looking forward to enjoying this long holiday weekend, I’m also ready for the inevitable post-holiday fatigue or blues (if you will). Now ...

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Celebrating Baby’s First Christmas

Celebrating Baby’s First Christmas

The holidays are here and, for us, that means lots of family time. It was always that way before my daughter, Kayla, was born and it’s especially the case now since it’s her first Christmas ...

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Favorite Holiday Keepsakes and Christmas Ornaments

Favorite Holiday Keepsakes and Christmas Ornaments

Holiday ornaments can be a terrific way to reminisce about holidays past and, as is the case with a baby’s first ornament, look forward to the memories you’ll make with your children in the years ...

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Family Holiday Tradition: The 12 Days of Christmas

Family Holiday Tradition: The 12 Days of Christmas

For those of you that celebrate Christmas, how do you help your children get excited about the holiday? When it came to gearing up for the big day, one of our fellow Bright Horizons employees, Patti, knew ...

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Family Recipes: Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Family Recipes: Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Looking for a new cookie recipe? Our colleague, Aili, recently treated us to these Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies. Mmmm mmm, red velvet in the form of a crinkle cookie, what could be better? Our mouths watered just looking at ...

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When Your Child Asks If You Move the Elf on the Shelf

When Your Child Asks If You Move the Elf on the Shelf

“I knew the elves weren’t real!!!” We’ve been into the Elf on the Shelf for a while, in fact, we have two: a childhood friend bought my kids a life-size elf that hangs on the ...

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Dear Santa: A Working Mom’s Letter to the Big Guy

Dear Santa: A Working Mom’s Letter to the Big Guy

Dear Santa, You’re a reasonable guy. And you seem to have figured out the secret for spreading joy and happiness to everyone. I’ve seen the movies. This year, I’m looking for some parenting help. Frankly, ...

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Tips for Traveling With a Baby for the Holidays

Tips for Traveling With a Baby for the Holidays

For as long as I’ve known my husband, we’ve both traveled for the holidays. Whether by plane or car, together or separately, we’ve traveled. Sure, it’s a little bit of a hassle, but it’s more ...

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