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    Finding Work/Life Balance as a Working Mom

    Finding Work/Life Balance as a Working Mom

    There are days when I think I’ve got this parenting thing totally under control. Then there are days where I just want to call out sick from work and stay in bed all day. Oh, ...

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    Start a New Family Holiday Tradition This Year

    Start a New Family Holiday Tradition This Year

    The holidays are here! Toy catalogs! TV specials! Decorations that have been around since Halloween! In the words of a favorite comic strip, “Good grief.” One way to tame the chaos: bring in a little ...

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    6 Thanksgiving Activities for Families

    6 Thanksgiving Activities for Families

    Looking for something fun that the whole family can do together this Thanksgiving (besides all the eating, of course)? Whether you’re in search of some ways to keep your little ones entertained before the main meal ...

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    Tips for Teaching Toddlers Table Manners

    Tips for Teaching Toddlers Table Manners

    With the holidays upon us – events that are often accompanied by large family meals – enforcing good table manners is top of mind for many parents of small children. But, how can you go about encouraging polite behavior ...

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    7 Ways to Spot a New Mom Returning From Maternity Leave

    7 Ways to Spot a New Mom Returning From Maternity Leave

    I recently returned to work in October after being out on maternity leave since July. Like the many moms who are enthusiastic about coming back to work after baby; I’m excited to be back on the job, ...

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    Election 2016: Did You Bring Your Kids to Vote?

    Election 2016: Did You Bring Your Kids to Vote?

    Grown-ups aren’t the only ones taking part in Election Day – children across the country are learning about the political process by accompanying their parents to the polls. Many of our Family Room bloggers brought ...

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    Teaching Kids Gratitude

    Teaching Kids Gratitude

    One big thing that my husband and I have in common is that we want to raise grateful children. We each have such gratitude for our life – our healthy, thriving children and each other, ...

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    Bright Horizons Reads for the Record 2016

    Bright Horizons Reads for the Record 2016

    Jumpstart’s Read for the Record is the world’s largest shared reading experience when millions of individuals come together to celebrate literacy and support Jumpstart in its efforts to promote early childhood education. This past week ...

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    12 Fun Halloween Candy Alternatives

    12 Fun Halloween Candy Alternatives

    Today’s post was written by Jeannie Krill, an employee at our home office, and former Bright Horizons teacher: For many families, trick-or-treating is an exciting Halloween activity that’s hardly given a second thought – it’s ...

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    How I Stopped Checking to See if the Oven Was Off

    How I Stopped Checking to See if the Oven Was Off

    Everyone has their favorite vacation pics. Mine are the ones of my…toaster. Don’t judge. It goes back to the fact that the very act of leaving my house to go on vacation is 90% of ...

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