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Election 2016: Did You Bring Your Kids to Vote?

Election 2016: Did You Bring Your Kids to Vote?

Grown-ups aren’t the only ones taking part in Election Day – children across the country are learning about the political process by accompanying their parents to the polls. Many of our Family Room bloggers brought ...

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Bright Horizons Reads for the Record 2016

Bright Horizons Reads for the Record 2016

Jumpstart’s Read for the Record is the world’s largest shared reading experience when millions of individuals come together to celebrate literacy and support Jumpstart in its efforts to promote early childhood education. This past week ...

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More Photos of Mom: The Viral Message That Hit Home for Me

More Photos of Mom: The Viral Message That Hit Home for Me

Did you see the recent viral Facebook post from Kaylin Maree Schimpf? I saw it at least two to three times on my Facebook feed – probably because it rang so true for so many of my ...

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Unveiling a New Bright Space for Homeless Children

Unveiling a New Bright Space for Homeless Children

Over the past year, The Bright Horizons Foundation, CrossFit New England and the non-profit, kettlebells4kids, have been working hard to create a Bright Space at the South Middlesex Opportunity Council’s Pathways family shelter in Framingham, MA. ...

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Working Mothers Take on the Olympics!

Working Mothers Take on the Olympics!

Earlier this week Olympic swimmer Dana Vollmer scored a bronze medal in the Butterfly. What makes this achievement especially awesome is that Dana is 28 and just 17 months ago, she gave birth to a baby ...

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Raising Tolerant Kids in an Age of Terror

Raising Tolerant Kids in an Age of Terror

When Columbine happened, I was in college. Sitting in my apartment in between classes, I was paralyzed in front of the TV I’d just happened to flip on for some background noise. But it felt ...

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Flying with a Baby: JetBlue’s Powerful Mother’s Day Ad

Flying with a Baby: JetBlue’s Powerful Mother’s Day Ad

I’m tired. Not just regular working mom tired, but tired, as in my return flight from a business trip was delayed 3 hours and I didn’t get home from the airport until 4:00 am tired. ...

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“I so Pretty, Mama!” – Raising My Daughter in a Princess Culture

“I so Pretty, Mama!” – Raising My Daughter in a Princess Culture

I should have known the first time I took my daughter shoe shopping. At barely a year old, she took one look around that store and gleefully exclaimed, “Shoes! Shoes!” Today, she puts on her ...

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After Paris: “It Can Never Be Good Again”

After Paris: “It Can Never Be Good Again”

Today’s post is by Lisa Oppenhemier, writer, blogger and mother to two grown daughters. It was Friday afternoon after news of Paris started trickling out, and my phone started buzzing. It was my grown, saddened ...

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Did You Celebrate Read for the Record?

Did You Celebrate Read for the Record?

Jumpstart’s Read for the Record is a day every year when parents, caregivers, teachers and children come together to celebrate literacy and promote early childhood education by setting a world record for the most number of people reading the same book ...

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