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STEM Learning at Home Activity for Kids: Building Bridges

STEM Learning at Home Activity for Kids: Building Bridges

Children at Bright Horizons preschools learn that STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) is all around us – at school and at home. Watch as Sarah explains how to conduct the “Building Bridges” learning activity ...

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Fostering a Love of the Outdoors

Fostering a Love of the Outdoors

I am not an outdoorsy person, but ironically, I am raising one. As many moms and dads I’m sure can relate, it takes a lot of persuasion and most times ultimately tears, to get our toddler ...

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“But Why Mama?” – The Why Phase

“But Why Mama?” – The Why Phase

My son turned three recently and boy, has this past year been one to remember. A big part of his twos were spent exploring the world around him; many of our conversations were peppered with the same query: “why?” ...

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Toddler Speech: Look Who’s Talking

Toddler Speech: Look Who’s Talking

I can admit I am one of those parents that says, “oh, every child grows and develops at their own pace,” only to look to good old Google later that night to search if my ...

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How to Slow Down & Savor the Moment

How to Slow Down & Savor the Moment

How often do you find yourself sighing the expression.…”I can’t wait until…”? When you wake up on a Monday morning and automatically think, “I can’t wait until Friday!” When you trudging through snowy, cold, bleak ...

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Is STEM for My Daughter?

Is STEM for My Daughter?

When I read the summary of this study about the early emergence of gender stereotypes in my daily news digest, I took a screenshot and sent it to my husband. I entered the caption, “Our ...

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Transition from Infant to Toddler Room at Daycare

Transition from Infant to Toddler Room at Daycare

I was surprised to learn recently that I was not alone in my excitement to return to the office post-baby. If you had asked me a year ago as I was preparing to go back ...

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10 Ways to Teach Kindness to Preschoolers

10 Ways to Teach Kindness to Preschoolers

One of the most important things to me as a parent is to raise kind children and therefore, kind adults. As my babies have grown, it’s clear that while there is an innate kindness born ...

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Birthday Wishes for My Three-Year-Old Son

Birthday Wishes for My Three-Year-Old Son

A Birthday Letter to My Three Year Old My son just turned three, and boy, has this past year been one to remember. His twos have been a big year of growth, and I have ...

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Building Confidence & Self-Esteem in Children

Building Confidence & Self-Esteem in Children

Resilience in Children: Building Self-Esteem & Confidence for Navigating the World One day during my daughter’s second grade year, I dropped Fiona off at school and then spent the next 45 minutes crying. She was ...

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