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The September Shuffle

The September Shuffle

September! It always brings up feelings of a new start, new year, fresh perspective. As a kid, it felt like a growth marker: you’re one year older, one grade higher, a couple inches taller, a ...

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You’re Invited: Bright Horizons Curriculum Night

You’re Invited: Bright Horizons Curriculum Night

As you plan your family’s activities for the fall, be sure to mark your calendar for Curriculum Night! In today’s post we invited Bright Horizons center directors to share what you can expect during Curriculum ...

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Back to School: Excitement as the ‘New Year’ Begins

Back to School: Excitement as the ‘New Year’ Begins

As August draws to a close, the minds of parents turn to all-things back-to-school. This time of year can definitely be a little nutty but it can also be an exciting time too. In honor of back ...

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Questions to Ask a Preschool Teacher

Questions to Ask a Preschool Teacher

The one truth I’ve learned about parenting is to expect the unexpected. That rang true last week at Curriculum Night at my son’s preschool. Curriculum Night at Bright Horizons gives parents the chance to hear ...

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Communicating with Your Child’s School: Who Are You Going to Call?

Communicating with Your Child’s School: Who Are You Going to Call?

My daughter (age 8) started a new elementary school this year. She was more than ready to make the transition after months of thoughtful planning and special “move up” days by her K-2 school. I ...

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Back to School:  Adjustment Challenges

Back to School: Adjustment Challenges

Transitioning back to school is always shockingly more difficult than I expect.  The night before my kids’ first day back, despite being super excited, they go to bed easily.  On the surface, neither by daughter ...

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Back-to-School: Helping Kids Cope with Anxiety and Stress

Back-to-School: Helping Kids Cope with Anxiety and Stress

As I stare down the looming back-to-school season, I am acutely aware of the coming tornado of emotions threatening my household. Both my daughter (age 8) and son (age 3) struggle with transitions, most notably ...

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First Day of School Traditions for Families

First Day of School Traditions for Families

For many kids, the first day of school is right around the corner. How will you commemorate the big day? Make it special by starting a few new first day of school traditions! Need some ...

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Back-to-School: First Day of School Traditions to Start

Back-to-School: First Day of School Traditions to Start

For my daughter’s first day of Kindergarten, I figured a photo would make the perfect first day of school tradition. I ordered a cute “First Day of Kindergarten” sign for her to hold while capturing the ...

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Tips for Adjusting to the Back-to-School Schedule

Tips for Adjusting to the Back-to-School Schedule

Back-to-school time already? While there are still a few weeks left to enjoy summer traditions, now is the time when many parents start thinking about the transition back into the school year schedule. How can you make the ...

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