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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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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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5 Ways to Encourage Your Kids to Read

5 Ways to Encourage Your Kids to Read

March 2 is Read Across America Day! This annual celebration, which takes place on Dr. Seuss’s birthday, is meant to get children excited about reading. In celebration of the day, teachers, children, parents, schools, and celebrities ...

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10 Baby Games & Activities for Playtime

10 Baby Games & Activities for Playtime

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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