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Transition from Infant to Toddler Room at Daycare

Transition from Infant to Toddler Room at Daycare

I was surprised to learn recently that I was not alone in my excitement to return to the office post-baby. If you had asked me a year ago as I was preparing to go back ...

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12 Ways to Make Your Child Feel Loved on Valentine’s Day (& Every Day)

12 Ways to Make Your Child Feel Loved on Valentine’s Day (& Every Day)

Today’s post was written by Kate Berube, a Bright Horizons employee who coordinates e-family, our weekly e-mail newsletter for working parents.  Along with sweet treats and fragrant flowers, Valentine’s Day can also bring expectations of ...

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10 Ways to Teach Kindness to Preschoolers

10 Ways to Teach Kindness to Preschoolers

One of the most important things to me as a parent is to raise kind children and therefore, kind adults. As my babies have grown, it’s clear that while there is an innate kindness born ...

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Finding Joy in the Little Things – 14 Moments of Pure Happiness

Finding Joy in the Little Things – 14 Moments of Pure Happiness

“Enjoy the little things in life because one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Breault During our recent Family Matters webinar, Striking a Balance: The Work/Life Equation, guest ...

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Birthday Wishes for My Three-Year-Old Son

Birthday Wishes for My Three-Year-Old Son

A Birthday Letter to My Three Year Old My son just turned three, and boy, has this past year been one to remember. His twos have been a big year of growth, and I have ...

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6 Indoor Activities to Encourage Creativity

6 Indoor Activities to Encourage Creativity

In need of some fun indoor activities to keep your little one entertained that don’t involve more TV or tablet time? Grab any of these items from around the house, and let your child’s imagination ...

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Building Confidence & Self-Esteem in Children

Building Confidence & Self-Esteem in Children

Resilience in Children: Building Self-Esteem & Confidence for Navigating the World One day during my daughter’s second grade year, I dropped Fiona off at school and then spent the next 45 minutes crying. She was ...

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10 Playtime Activities for Babies

10 Playtime Activities for Babies

Like most kids, my son Cab is quite active with a very short attention span. From the time he was a squirmy newborn to now as a full-fledged toddler (with his own opinion!), my husband ...

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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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Parenting Resolutions for 2017: Simplify and Be More Present

Parenting Resolutions for 2017: Simplify and Be More Present

Happy 2017! We hope that you had a fun New Year’s Eve and your 2017 is off to a great start! The beginning of a new year provides the perfect opportunity to begin anew and to prioritize ...

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