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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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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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“I so Pretty, Mama!” – Raising My Daughter in a Princess Culture

“I so Pretty, Mama!” – Raising My Daughter in a Princess Culture

I should have known the first time I took my daughter shoe shopping. At barely a year old, she took one look around that store and gleefully exclaimed, “Shoes! Shoes!” Today, she puts on her ...

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Pen Pal Activity For Kids

Pen Pal Activity For Kids

We’re always excited to share the fun learning and development activities that go on in our centers across the country. One particularly neat piece of news as of late: Bright Horizons at Fishkill, NY started a pen ...

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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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6 Simple Tips for Reading to Toddlers

6 Simple Tips for Reading to Toddlers

Research shows that reading with children is an important way to develop literacy and to help build a lifelong love of reading. The reality of reading to an active toddler, however, can be a challenge ...

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Children’s Books that Teach Kids about Positive Body Image

Children’s Books that Teach Kids about Positive Body Image

A few months ago I cancelled my longtime subscription to US Weekly (try to restrain the snarky comments!). Aside from the fact that I know less than half of the “celebrities” that grace the pages, the ...

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#SocialParenting: Guiding Children’s Growth Through Reading

#SocialParenting: Guiding Children’s Growth Through Reading

Parents are their children’s very first teachers. You help babies learn that the world is a secure and predictable place. You guide toddlers as they learn to share. You encourage preschoolers to become problem solvers. One way to awaken children’s interests ...

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Preschool Children’s Books about Friendship

Preschool Children’s Books about Friendship

A new boy recently started in Owen’s preschool class. He’s kind, friendly and enthusiastically wants to engage in play with Owen. Owen, on the other hand, is struggling to figure out this new and unexpected friendship. ...

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Our Favorite Books for Kindergartners

Our Favorite Books for Kindergartners

While reading with children is wonderful at any age, Kindergartners are at a special developmental stage for enjoying this family pastime. Not only do you get to read to your child, you begin to read with them. Hearing your ...

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