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    Teaching Children About Safety and “Stranger Danger”

    Teaching Children About Safety and “Stranger Danger”

    My daughter’s preschool teacher recently mentioned they were learning about “stranger danger.” The children were out on the playground when someone walking a dog caught their attention. They stayed in the playground, but gathered at ...

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    The 11 Best Books for Babies

    The 11 Best Books for Babies

    Short winter days mean longer, cozier evenings — the perfect time to curl up with your baby and a book. But which book should you choose? Board and wooden books that are easy for your ...

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    1/22 Webinar: Parenting in the Digital Age

    1/22 Webinar: Parenting in the Digital Age

    Technology is everywhere — TVs and tablets at home, digital displays in restaurants, and smartphones in our pockets. Chances are you’re reading this from your smartphone right now. Many of us were adults when we ...

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    A Big Thanks to Caregivers this Holiday Season

    A Big Thanks to Caregivers this Holiday Season

    Last year, the holidays were our first real ventures out of the house with our little guy and it was a learning experience at that. We loved bringing our newborn to see family for the ...

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    6 Activities for the Chilly Days Ahead

    6 Activities for the Chilly Days Ahead

    No matter where your family lives, you’re bound to have at least a couple of winter days that make it too cold (it’s all relative — temperatures drop in sunny states like Arizona and Florida, ...

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    The Work-Life Equation Ep 24: Working Parent + Two

    The Work-Life Equation Ep 24: Working Parent + Two

    Everything changes when you add a baby into the mix. Work-life balance, sleep, and priorities all shift, and yet you somehow figure out a way to reallocate your time and make it work. Going from ...

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    A “Helping of Giving” this Thanksgiving

    A “Helping of Giving” this Thanksgiving

    I was struggling with what to write for my next post, and then I got an alert for this article in the Boston Globe about our Bright Horizons’ volunteer efforts along the border, and I ...

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    Kid-Friendly Ideas for Giving Back

    Kid-Friendly Ideas for Giving Back

    With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the holiday spirit is kicking in. Your child is probably excited about spending time with family, eating delicious food, and getting time off from school — and rightly so! ...

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    The Work-Life Equation Ep. 23: VP Moms

    The Work-Life Equation Ep. 23: VP Moms

    It’s easy to look at successful working moms and think they’ve solved the complex equation of making work and life fit together peacefully. And, perhaps they have cracked the code….or, at least found ways to ...

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    Read for the Record in 2018

    Read for the Record in 2018

    Jumpstart celebrated its 13th annual Read for the Record on Thursday, October 25th! This national campaign highlights the importance of building early literacy and language skills for EVERY child, so that all children have the opportunity to enter kindergarten ...

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