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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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Tips for Managing Children’s Artwork: Organizing, Storing and Displaying

Tips for Managing Children’s Artwork: Organizing, Storing and Displaying

I keep EVERYTHING my child brings home from school – from scribbles on little scraps of paper, to assembled masterpieces. I can’t bear throwing anything away. The stuff isn’t organized, it’s in various places, drawers, ...

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Parenting Tips & Tricks: 5 Baby Hacks That Make Life Easier

Parenting Tips & Tricks: 5 Baby Hacks That Make Life Easier

I don’t know about you, but when scrolling through my social media feed I always click on posts talking about “hacks” (which is a clever use for something in a way it wasn’t intended for ...

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My Favorite Parenting Podcasts

My Favorite Parenting Podcasts

I love podcasts. I listen to them just about all day. At least when I’m not writing, which I can’t do while listening to humans spouting words. Maybe you haven’t caught the podcast bug, or ...

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3,2,1 Blast Off! – Preschoolers Learn About Space

3,2,1 Blast Off! – Preschoolers Learn About Space

The preschoolers from the Child Care Booz Allen Hamilton Family Center learned about our solar system, astronauts, and even made their very own planets! The students were asked by their teacher what they wanted to learn ...

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Does Your Family Make a Summertime Wish List?

Does Your Family Make a Summertime Wish List?

Every year, it’s the same thing. In January, it feels as though summer is but a distant memory (except for the rush to register for summer camps). In May, summer seems to stretch out before ...

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First Time Dad: Finding My Father’s Intuition

First Time Dad: Finding My Father’s Intuition

Today’s post was written by Rob Talevi, a Bright Horizons employee and first time father: There is that age-old notion that a woman becomes a mother at conception, and a man becomes a father at ...

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The Not-So-Terrible Twos – 5 Reasons I’m Loving This Age

The Not-So-Terrible Twos – 5 Reasons I’m Loving This Age

There was the woman at the grocery store who sarcastically smirked: “You’re in for a real treat when he turns two!” …The man at the post office: “Enjoy those cuddles now – the terrible twos are around ...

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Beginner’s Guide to Cloth Diapers

Beginner’s Guide to Cloth Diapers

When my husband and I told our families and friends that we made the decision to try cloth diapers for our baby, Cab, everyone we told thought we were nuts. They also weren’t afraid of ...

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Brené Brown’s Advice on Raising Courageous Kids

Brené Brown’s Advice on Raising Courageous Kids

Are you raising your kids to get curious about their emotions and talk about them…or to suck it up and soldier on? Brené Brown asked a crowd this very question when I had the privilege to ...

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