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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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The Return to Work Challenge: Helpful Hints for New Parents

The Return to Work Challenge: Helpful Hints for New Parents

Today’s post was written by our guest blogger Melissa Jacobowitz, a Bright Horizons employee and mom of two: As parents we often question ourselves with the old adage of “how am I doing?” Balancing responsibilities, ...

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How to Add “Me” Time Back into Your Life as a Mom

How to Add “Me” Time Back into Your Life as a Mom

“Having a child will change your life.” If I had a nickel for every time I heard this statement while pregnant, I would be one wealthy woman. Before having a child, I always thought, “well yes, ...

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Editing Your Life to Prioritize What Truly Matters

Editing Your Life to Prioritize What Truly Matters

I was just introduced to the concept of “editing your life”. On the surface, it’s an idea that really appeals to me. If my life can be edited, perhaps the chaos that defines most days ...

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When You Grow Up: A Lesson from Kids to Dream Big

When You Grow Up: A Lesson from Kids to Dream Big

What do you want to be when you grow up? The teachers at a Bright Horizons preschool in Illinois asked this question to a group of students on their first day of school. The answers were perfect – ...

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#SocialParenting: Share Your Child’s Big Dream with Bright Horizons

#SocialParenting: Share Your Child’s Big Dream with Bright Horizons

This week, we’re discussing big dreams on the Bright Horizons social media channels. What’s your child’s big dream? What do they want to be when they grow up? Share with us! Join the conversation with Bright Horizons ...

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Work/Life Balance: Balance Does Not Mean Perfection

Work/Life Balance: Balance Does Not Mean Perfection

Every graduation season, I’m always excited to see which speech wins the unofficial award for graduation speech of the year. The one that manages to touch and inspire both the graduate and the graduate’s dad ...

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Family Recipes: Homemade Baby Food – Sweet Potatoes, Spinach and Peas

Family Recipes: Homemade Baby Food – Sweet Potatoes, Spinach and Peas

Have you ever tried to make your own homemade baby food? Family Room blogger, Amy, has a great recipe for homemade baby food using sweet potatoes with spinach and peas. When her son was an infant, Amy liked ...

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Tips for Mindfulness in the Workplace

Tips for Mindfulness in the Workplace

Since the beginning of the year, I’ve seen a lot of resolutions to “be more present” (mine included), but what does that really mean? Mindfulness is a trending topic. In fact the Huffington Post recently ...

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Ban Bossy: Encouraging Girls to Take Charge

Ban Bossy: Encouraging Girls to Take Charge

Ever wonder why it is that “take charge” boys grow up to be men who become bosses, while “take charge” girls grow up to be women who become “bossy,” or worse? It’s the question at ...

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