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Gift Guide: Fun Fact Books for Children

Gift Guide: Fun Fact Books for Children

Today’s post was written by Lori Morrow, a Bright Horizons employee, mom to a grown daughter and aunt to four nephews Every year, among the must-have toys and art supplies, I like to choose a few ...

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Our Favorite Board Games for Kids

Our Favorite Board Games for Kids

Looking for ways to keep the kids busy on a rainy summer day that doesn’t involve more screen time? Pull out the board games! Members of the Family Room blog team are sharing their favorite ...

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#SocialParenting: Kindergarten Prep Electricity Activity

#SocialParenting: Kindergarten Prep Electricity Activity

The Kindergarten Prep classroom at Bright Horizons at Maxwell Place (Hoboken, NJ) has been learning all about energy! The students recently participated in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) curriculum activity on electricity. With the guidance of ...

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Pregnancy: Sharing Milestones with Long-distance Relatives

Pregnancy: Sharing Milestones with Long-distance Relatives

When you find out you’re pregnant, the most obvious person you want to share your pregnancy experience with is your partner. And I have loved sharing every moment of my pregnancy with my husband from the ...

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Pregnancy & Social Media: Baby’s Digital Footprint

Pregnancy & Social Media: Baby’s Digital Footprint

It seems a bit crazy that you have to start thinking about your child’s online presence before they’re even born in this day and age, but it is a reality. It starts with the dilemma ...

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Handling Parenting Judgement Before & After Baby

Handling Parenting Judgement Before & After Baby

The Mother ‘Hood video that’s recently made the rounds on social media feeds brings to light one of the unfortunate but harsh realities of motherhood – judgment. Judgment from basically anyone who chooses to do ...

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Magical Magnets Learning Activity for Children

Magical Magnets Learning Activity for Children

Bright Horizons centers incorporate STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) into the daily curriculum through fun and engaging learning activities. Many of these are activities that families can do at home too! Watch as Sarah explains ...

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#SocialParenting: Cardboard STEM Activity for Kids

#SocialParenting: Cardboard STEM Activity for Kids

Over the past few weeks, children at Bright Horizons preschools and child care centers across the country have been participating in the Bright Horizons Cardboard Challenge! This project-based challenge inspires children to use, explore, and engage with materials ...

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STEM Toys for Girls and Boys

STEM Toys for Girls and Boys

My daughter (age 8) and son (age 3) are really into playing with Legos lately. In fact, building and playing with Lego bricks is an activity where they both have interests so they end up spending quite a ...

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Kids & iPods: Lessons from Experienced Parents

Kids & iPods: Lessons from Experienced Parents

It was almost a year ago that we gave our daughter her first iPod on her 7th birthday. I made out pretty well in the deal as it was really me who bought the brand new iPod – ...

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