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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 “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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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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Ways to Keep Kids Learning Over the Summer

Ways to Keep Kids Learning Over the Summer

“I am looking for some ways to continue the growth of my two children during the summer without being formal with workbooks and flash cards. Any suggestions?”  While summer is a time for a bit ...

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How Do I Make Sure that My Child is Learning Enough?

How Do I Make Sure that My Child is Learning Enough?

Today’s post was written by Julie Christensen, Senior Writer at Bright Horizons, and mom to four: I went to my monthly book club recently and the subject turned to our kids. More specifically, to what ...

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What is Emergent Curriculum?

What is Emergent Curriculum?

What a year it’s been! My daughter has gone from a clingy stage where the teachers had to pry her from my arms at drop-off to running off to her friends after a swift kiss ...

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Dealing with Childhood Fears and Phobias

Dealing with Childhood Fears and Phobias

My daughter has always been a little more on the sensitive side. It takes her a while to warm up to new environments, people, and situations. That’s why I think her transition to child care ...

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Your Return from Maternity Leave: How to Set Yourself Up for Success

Your Return from Maternity Leave: How to Set Yourself Up for Success

No matter how long your maternity leave is, stepping out of your career for any period of time can be nerve-wracking. On top of all the changes happening to your body, home, and relationship on the ...

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Read for the Record 2017

Read for the Record 2017

Did you and your child take part in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record this past Thursday? Many of Bright Horizons early education centers, children, and families from across the country participated in this fun day of ...

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