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Holiday Kindness Calendar for Kids

Holiday Kindness Calendar for Kids

Five years ago when my husband and I got married we had the most amazing interfaith celebration – we “broke the glass” at the end of our ceremony, listened to the seven Jewish blessings, and even ...

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9 Holiday Gifts for Grandparents

9 Holiday Gifts for Grandparents

With a very active, excitable, and overall fun toddler in the house, I am definitely getting into the holiday spirit a bit more than I usually do. I’ve got lists for Kayla’s “big” gift options ...

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Start a New Family Holiday Tradition This Year

Start a New Family Holiday Tradition This Year

The holidays are here! Toy catalogs! TV specials! Decorations that have been around since Halloween! In the words of a favorite comic strip, “Good grief.” One way to tame the chaos: bring in a little ...

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Post-Holiday Fatigue: Ideas for Helping Parents Rejuvenate

Post-Holiday Fatigue: Ideas for Helping Parents Rejuvenate

This holiday season, in particular, had me feeling tired and run-down. Although I’m looking forward to enjoying this long holiday weekend, I’m also ready for the inevitable post-holiday fatigue or blues (if you will). Now ...

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Celebrating Baby’s First Christmas

Celebrating Baby’s First Christmas

The holidays are here and, for us, that means lots of family time. It was always that way before my daughter, Kayla, was born and it’s especially the case now since it’s her first Christmas ...

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Favorite Holiday Keepsakes and Christmas Ornaments

Favorite Holiday Keepsakes and Christmas Ornaments

Holiday ornaments can be a terrific way to reminisce about holidays past and, as is the case with a baby’s first ornament, look forward to the memories you’ll make with your children in the years ...

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Family Holiday Tradition: The 12 Days of Christmas

Family Holiday Tradition: The 12 Days of Christmas

For those of you that celebrate Christmas, how do you help your children get excited about the holiday? When it came to gearing up for the big day, one of our fellow Bright Horizons employees, Patti, knew ...

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Family Recipes: Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Family Recipes: Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Looking for a new cookie recipe? Our colleague, Aili, recently treated us to these Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies. Mmmm mmm, red velvet in the form of a crinkle cookie, what could be better? Our mouths watered just looking at ...

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When Your Child Asks If You Move the Elf on the Shelf

When Your Child Asks If You Move the Elf on the Shelf

“I knew the elves weren’t real!!!” We’ve been into the Elf on the Shelf for a while, in fact, we have two: a childhood friend bought my kids a life size elf that hangs on ...

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Dear Santa: A Working Mom’s Letter to the Big Guy

Dear Santa: A Working Mom’s Letter to the Big Guy

Dear Santa, You’re a reasonable guy. And you seem to have figured out the secret for spreading joy and happiness to everyone. I’ve seen the movies. This year, I’m looking for some parenting help. Frankly, ...

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