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    Masks & Child Development: What You Need to Know

    Masks & Child Development: What You Need to Know

    Today’s post was written by Julie Christensen, Senior Writer, Education & Curriculum. It’s likely that wearing masks will be a part of our lives for a while yet, and parents, educators, and researchers are all ...

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    8 Books for Kindergartners

    8 Books for Kindergartners

    The best books for kindergartners are those that foster a love of reading—books that tickle the funny bone, touch the heart, and keep young readers coming back for more. The list below includes stories children ...

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    Having a Baby During a Pandemic? Not What I Expected

    Having a Baby During a Pandemic? Not What I Expected

    Prior to my March due date, I was a little concerned about the tail end of cold and flu season — my husband and I joked about living in a bubble and getting one of ...

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    10 Ways Kids Can Connect With Friends During COVID-19

    10 Ways Kids Can Connect With Friends During COVID-19

    When schools closed in March, many kids probably celebrated, thinking that the “early spring break” would mean more time to hang out with friends. But when COVID-19 restrictions put a kibosh on playdates and extracurricular ...

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    8 Activities to Help Your Family Make the Most of an Unusual Summer

    8 Activities to Help Your Family Make the Most of an Unusual Summer

    This summer has no doubt been different than what your family’s used to. With COVID-19 restrictions and suggested guidelines in place, your go-to activities and excursions might be off limits. But that doesn’t mean you ...

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    Family Beach Guide

    Family Beach Guide

    Today’s post is a compilation edited by Jeannie Krill, writer at Bright Horizons, and former Bright Horizons pre-kindergarten teacher. Summer is upon us, and that means beach days are, too. Always a go-to summer activity, ...

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    Teaching Children to Live Anti-Racism

    Teaching Children to Live Anti-Racism

    This post is courtesy of Scarlett Abraham Clarke, Senior Director, Diversity and Inclusion at Bright Horizons.  Imagine your child is learning a foreign language. It’s something you’ve always wanted for them, because you know it’s ...

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    Celebrating Black Authors & Characters: A Reading List for Children and Families

    Celebrating Black Authors & Characters: A Reading List for Children and Families

    It is so important that children grow up seeing all different types of people – both in their communities and in literature. It’s never too early to start conversations about empathy, equality, and good citizenship. ...

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    Tips for Teaching Kids How to Ride a Bike

    Tips for Teaching Kids How to Ride a Bike

    Learning to ride a bike and use it safely is one of the big achievements of childhood, and can open up new adventures to your child and even your whole family. Family biking is a ...

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    Teaching Young Kids About Money

    Teaching Young Kids About Money

    Now more than ever, many families are feeling the stress of a strained economy. Every penny counts, and it’s important that the whole family has an understanding of the value of money. While children under ...

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