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Ways to Keep Kids Learning Over the Summer

Ways to Keep Kids Learning Over the Summer

“I am looking for some ways to continue the growth of my two children during the summer without being formal with workbooks and flash cards. Any suggestions?”  While summer is a time for a bit ...

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Family Beach Guide

Family Beach Guide

Today’s post is a compilation edited by Jeannie Krill, writer at Bright Horizons, and former Bright Horizons pre-kindergarten teacher. Summer is upon us, and that means beach days are, too. Whether your kids have been ...

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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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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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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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6 Fun Fall Activities for Families

6 Fun Fall Activities for Families

What’s your family’s favorite way to celebrate fall? Chances are depending on where you live, fall weather can vary – one day it can be beautiful, but it can also involve snow and cooler temperatures ...

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Tips for Taking Your Kids Fishing

Tips for Taking Your Kids Fishing

Today’s guest post was written by my husband, Rob: I can trace many of my best qualities back to the trout fishing I did with my father and brothers growing up: my love of the ...

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100 (Almost) Free Things to do with Kids in the Summer

100 (Almost) Free Things to do with Kids in the Summer

Summer is the perfect time to get out of the house and try new things with the family. What is on your family’s summer activity list? This round-up, 100 (Almost) Free Things to do with Kids ...

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5 Ideas for a Summer Bucket List with a Toddler

5 Ideas for a Summer Bucket List with a Toddler

Every winter I dream of summer, and as the season approaches, I get more eager to get out of the house and spend some quality family time outside. But the reality is when summer finally arrives, it ...

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