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Choosing Between Daycare Near Work or Home

Choosing Between Daycare Near Work or Home

My Daycare Center Dilemma: Do I Choose a Daycare Near Me at Work or at Home? If you are in the process of picking a daycare for your child, my guess is you’ve asked yourself, ...

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Welcome to the Mom Club

Welcome to the Mom Club

Today’s post was written by Amy Mongeau, a Bright Horizons employee and first-time mom: When I last wrote I was just days away from having my first baby…and, well, I’m happy to say that as of 7/7/16 ...

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10 Tips for Your First Year with Baby

10 Tips for Your First Year with Baby

Now that we’ve made it past the one year mark as parents, I often think about how drastically our lives have changed. The common theme I come across is that there’s just so much more ...

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10 Benefits of Having a Summer Baby

10 Benefits of Having a Summer Baby

My girls were born in August and November and since I live in the Northeast that means I had one summer baby and one winter baby. While having a baby in the winter does have ...

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At-Home Learning: Music Activities for Kids

At-Home Learning: Music Activities for Kids

Could there be a sweeter sight than little feet tapping to the beat? As we share in our e-family news article, music ignites all areas of child development. It helps kids learn how their bodies ...

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Awaiting Baby: Being on the Brink of a Major Life Change

Awaiting Baby: Being on the Brink of a Major Life Change

Today’s post was written by Amy Mongeau, a Bright Horizons employee and expectant mom: My husband and I have been fluctuating wildly between excitement, disbelief, terror, anxiety and a weird sense of calm for the duration ...

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5 Things to Do During Your Final Month of Pregnancy

5 Things to Do During Your Final Month of Pregnancy

By the time you hit your ninth month of pregnancy, you’re ready – ready to meet your baby and ready to not be pregnant anymore. I’ll admit it, I spent that last month begging, praying and wishing to go ...

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A Playlist for New Moms

A Playlist for New Moms

Just before my daughter was born, I was naturally nesting. As a part of that process, I made myself a playlist of some of my favorite lullaby type songs. I didn’t know if she was ...

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How Will I Know When I’m in Labor?

How Will I Know When I’m in Labor?

Once you’ve passed the 40 week mark in your pregnancy, you’re desperately seeking any and all signs of labor. Personally, I was desperately seeking them at 38 weeks, but my search came up disappointingly empty ...

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A Letter to the “Almost” Dads

A Letter to the “Almost” Dads

Today’s post was written by Josh Manheim, a Bright Horizons employee, dad of one (who has baby #2 on the way): Congratulations! You’re a dad! … almost. Having researched and read dozens of new parent ...

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