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10 Ways Having a Child Changes Your Life

10 Ways Having a Child Changes Your Life

Editor’s Note: This article was first published in 2015 but has since been updated. In a recent conversation with my mom, we discussed how having a child changes your life. “You just really can’t understand ...

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When Baby Arrives Early

When Baby Arrives Early

Chicken was defrosting on my counter. Tacos were on my mind for dinner after my routine check-up, and so clearly having a baby was not in my plans for the immediate future. While I obviously ...

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Pregnancy: Telling Your Boss & Colleagues

Pregnancy: Telling Your Boss & Colleagues

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is a popular article from The Family Room blog archives: The minute I found out I was pregnant, I couldn’t wait to tell the world. This is my first child and ...

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Preparing for Maternity Leave

Preparing for Maternity Leave

Congratulations! Whether you’re preparing for the arrival of your first baby or second, getting all your ducks in a row to take an extended time off from work to care for a newborn requires some ...

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Your Return from Maternity Leave: How to Set Yourself Up for Success

Your Return from Maternity Leave: How to Set Yourself Up for Success

No matter how long your maternity leave is, stepping out of your career for any period of time can be nerve-wracking. On top of all the changes happening to your body, home, and relationship on the ...

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Choosing the Best Child Care for Me: Near Work

Choosing the Best Child Care for Me: Near Work

When it came to making the decision about whether to choose a child care near work or home for me it was a no-brainer that my daughter would attend the child care center right on ...

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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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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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