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Preparing Your Home and Family for a Dog

Preparing Your Home and Family for a Dog

In a few weeks, our family is getting a dog! Now that we’ve determined that our family is ready for a pet using this checklist, we are so excited to welcome our newest family member. ...

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The Work-Life Equation Ep 26: Single Mom Life

The Work-Life Equation Ep 26: Single Mom Life

You wake up one morning and your child is sick. You may discuss with your partner how to tackle the curve ball, e.g. “Who will stay home from work? Who will take the child to ...

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Teaching Accountability to Kids

Teaching Accountability to Kids

Over the past week we’ve been hosting a Q&A series with Ileen Henderson, our recent guest on our Sparking Empathy webinar and national director of Bright Spaces, part of the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children. For the ...

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The Pros and Cons of Siblings Sharing a Room

The Pros and Cons of Siblings Sharing a Room

One of my first thoughts, when I found out that I was having a second girl, was “Oh great, they can share a room for forever!” Now, we live in a  two bedroom condo so ...

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The Not-So-Terrible Twos – 5 Reasons I’m Loving This Age

The Not-So-Terrible Twos – 5 Reasons I’m Loving This Age

There was the woman at the grocery store who sarcastically smirked: “You’re in for a real treat when he turns two!” …The man at the post office: “Enjoy those cuddles now – the terrible twos are around ...

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Brené Brown’s Advice on Raising Courageous Kids

Brené Brown’s Advice on Raising Courageous Kids

Are you raising your kids to get curious about their emotions and talk about them…or to suck it up and soldier on? Brené Brown asked a crowd this very question when I had the privilege to ...

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6 Ways to Defuse a Child’s Tantrum in Public

6 Ways to Defuse a Child’s Tantrum in Public

We’ve all been there, right? There is one more aisle left at the grocery store, you sense your child has had enough of this shopping trip, you only need one more thing … so you make a ...

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#BH5MinFix: 6 Small Ways to Teach Kids to Be Kind

#BH5MinFix: 6 Small Ways to Teach Kids to Be Kind

Our #BH5MinFix series is all about sharing tips and tricks for common parenting scenarios and sources of stress. Every week we choose a topic and invite you to share your tips on Bright Horizons’ social ...

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#BH5MinFix: Simple Ways to Model Good Tech Behavior

#BH5MinFix: Simple Ways to Model Good Tech Behavior

#BH5MinFix is all about sharing simple strategies that help make your life as a parent a little easier. Every week we focus on a different topic, last week we talked about easy ways to make school ...

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Kids and Technology: How Do You Find the Right Balance?

Kids and Technology: How Do You Find the Right Balance?

When it comes to kids and technology, how do you find the right balance? I struggle with this question. What are the right approaches … Screen-free before age two? Screen time limits for preschoolers and ...

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