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5 Things to Carry in Your Summer Baby Bag

5 Things to Carry in Your Summer Baby Bag

Summer is finally in full swing, which means the heavy coats, gloves, scarves, and all the extra stuff that my family needs to keep warm in the colder months of the year are now a distant ...

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Tips for Taking Baby to the Beach

Tips for Taking Baby to the Beach

Gone are the days when I could throw on a bathing suit under my clothes, grab some sunscreen and a towel, and head straight to the beach. Well, unless I decide to take the day ...

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Tips for Moving with a Baby

Tips for Moving with a Baby

My husband and I recently made the move from Chicago to my hometown in Southern Indiana. (If you’ve been reading along at home, yup, we just moved to Chicago last summer. Cue the song “On the Road Again…”) Having a child ...

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8 Tips for Donating Children’s Clothes

8 Tips for Donating Children’s Clothes

Today’s post was written by Lori Morrow, a Bright Horizons employee, mom to a grown daughter and aunt to four nephews As parents, we know how quickly children can outgrow clothing, including necessary seasonal items such ...

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Minimalist Parenting: Do Less, Enjoy More

Minimalist Parenting: Do Less, Enjoy More

I should be spending more quality time with my children. I should be cooking healthier meals. I should be running to the store. Sound like your inner monologue? As parents, we put a lot of ...

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Back To School Already?

Back To School Already?

It feels like we just finished school. Really. I’m sure there are parents chomping at the bit to get back into the school routine and while I share their sentiments (kind of), I’m not prepared ...

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Tips for Adjusting to the Back-to-School Schedule

Tips for Adjusting to the Back-to-School Schedule

Back-to-school time already? While there are still a few weeks left to enjoy summer traditions, now is the time when many parents start thinking about the transition back into the school year schedule. How can you make the ...

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When Household Organization Goes Too Far

When Household Organization Goes Too Far

I have an odd situation going on at my house. My daughter (age 9) is on a spring (well, more like summer) cleaning spree. You heard me right, my 9-year-old daughter WANTS to spend time cleaning ...

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7 Steps for Keeping Family Dinners on Schedule

7 Steps for Keeping Family Dinners on Schedule

With all of the activities and to-do items you have to fit into the day, are you in need of tips for keeping the family dinner schedule on track? Today’s blog post is courtesy of Aviva Goldfarb ...

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Tips for Juggling Children’s Sports & Activities

Tips for Juggling Children’s Sports & Activities

I’ve long believed in the saying “It takes a village” when it comes to raising children. In fact, to this day you will hear me reflect on my time at a Bright Horizons child care center. They ...

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