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How to Teach a Child to Ride a Bike: Thoughts on Balance Bikes?

How to Teach a Child to Ride a Bike: Thoughts on Balance Bikes?

I’m wondering what age kids are generally able to start training for and subsequently start riding a two wheeler. Any tips on how to do this? Also, does anyone have experience with balance bikes? The ...

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“But Why Mama?” – The Why Phase

“But Why Mama?” – The Why Phase

My son turned three recently and boy, has this past year been one to remember. A big part of his twos were spent exploring the world around him; many of our conversations were peppered with the same query: “why?” ...

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Bright Horizons Celebrates Being One of FORTUNE’s “100 Best”

Bright Horizons Celebrates Being One of FORTUNE’s “100 Best”

Bright Horizons is a great place to be! Bright Horizons is proud to be included on FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for the 17th time! “Throughout our 30 year history, the strength ...

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What Do Kids Learn in Preschool?

What Do Kids Learn in Preschool?

My youngest child, Hannah, recently transitioned into K-Prep. How did this happen so quickly? As many parents can attest, the transition into a new classroom is a true signal of time passing and a physical ...

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Introducing Art, Music, & Dance to Kids: Children’s Books about Art

Introducing Art, Music, & Dance to Kids: Children’s Books about Art

Reading books about art is just one of the terrific ways to introduce kids to art, music & dance and encourage them to tap into their own creative side. As part of our Growing Readers book review, our ...

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Conquer Kid Clutter: 3 Ways to Organize Your Child’s Stuff

Conquer Kid Clutter: 3 Ways to Organize Your Child’s Stuff

Lately my DVR and YouTube feed have been filled with shows talking about minimalism and living tiny. I enjoy watching because even though my family doesn’t live a typical tiny home or anywhere near a ...

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day: I’m a Lucky Parent Because…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day: I’m a Lucky Parent Because…

Whether you believe in the principles of luck or not, there’s something to be said for appreciating the things you’re “lucky” to have in your life. Today, on a holiday often associated with luck, our ...

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Toddler Speech: Look Who’s Talking

Toddler Speech: Look Who’s Talking

I can admit I am one of those parents that says, “oh, every child grows and develops at their own pace,” only to look to good old Google later that night to search if my ...

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5 Ways to Foster a Love of Reading in Your Young Child

5 Ways to Foster a Love of Reading in Your Young Child

As you might’ve seen in the news or in your social media feeds March 2 is Read Across America Day! This annual celebration, which takes place on Dr. Seuss’ birthday, is meant to get children excited ...

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How to Slow Down & Savor the Moment

How to Slow Down & Savor the Moment

How often do you find yourself sighing the expression.…”I can’t wait until…”? When you wake up on a Monday morning and automatically think, “I can’t wait until Friday!” When you trudging through snowy, cold, bleak ...

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