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What’s Your Parenting Style?

What’s Your Parenting Style?

When it comes to parenting styles, we know that it isn’t one size fits all. So how can you ensure your parenting style is helping your child to thrive? Join Bright Horizons for our next Family ...

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Toddler Car Sickness: How Do You Prevent It?

Toddler Car Sickness: How Do You Prevent It?

We’ve spent a decent amount of time on the road with Kayla. We started at three months with our first family road trip to my in-laws, which took about 4-5 hours. We certainly learned a ...

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Ideas for a Summer Bucket List with a Toddler

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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How to Teach STEM at Home

How to Teach STEM at Home

We were recently joined by Anita Greenberg, CEO and founder of Science Delights for our Family Matters Webinar: A Parent’s Guide to STEM Education. Along with webinar moderator Debbie Hoppy, Bright Horizons’ Director, Education & Curriculum, ...

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Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten?

Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten?

Today’s post is a Q&A with Nicole Thompson, Director at Bright Horizons at Trumbull. Nicole began working at Bright Horizons 12 years ago, as a preschool teacher. Throughout her tenure she was promoted to lead ...

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25 Truths About Toddler Teachers

25 Truths About Toddler Teachers

Toddler teachers inspire me. They truly do. Not only can they redirect a toddler in the blink of an eye but they can transform the most ordinary activities – a walk to the park – into ...

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25 Truths About Infant Teachers

25 Truths About Infant Teachers

Infant teachers are one of a kind. For many parents, including our blogger Media Mom, infant teachers are among the educators for whom they are forever grateful, not only for who they are and what they ...

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For Mother’s Day…A Tribute to The Adventure of a Lifetime

For Mother’s Day…A Tribute to The Adventure of a Lifetime

An article on Slate recently described the confusion that happens when you are adapting to a particular life-changing event: “Mornings don’t have the same meanings.” “There’s the issue of sleep deprivation.” “You completely adapt to your environment.” ...

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Tips for When Your Toddler Refuses to Take a Bath

Tips for When Your Toddler Refuses to Take a Bath

One of my mom friends let me in on a little secret the other day… her young toddler refuses to take a bath. After giving me a rundown of what bath time had been like at her ...

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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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