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First-Generation American: My Family’s Journey to Embracing Center-Based Child Care

First-Generation American: My Family’s Journey to Embracing Center-Based Child Care

Today’s post comes from Bright Horizons Financial Analyst, Susan Jepkosgei. When I returned to work after maternity leave, I was both excited to be working outside of the home again after 12 weeks of being ...

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I’m Pregnant?!

I’m Pregnant?!

Whether you were planning it or not – can you ever truly be prepared for the rush of emotions (shock, joy, worry – the list goes on) following a positive pregnancy test? We asked our ...

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Top Parenting Trends for 2020

Top Parenting Trends for 2020

If 2019 was the year of scavenger hunt birthday parties, geo modern decor, and lawnmower parenting (yes, we had to look that one up too – and it totally makes sense), 2020 will be the ...

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What’s Your Favorite Holiday Tradition?

What’s Your Favorite Holiday Tradition?

With cooler weather and the holiday season in full swing, additional family and friends time may be in your future! Whether you celebrate a specific holiday, multiple holidays, or none at all – breaking out ...

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Tips to Teach Children about Different Types of Families

Tips to Teach Children about Different Types of Families

Today’s post was written by Bright Horizons eCDA Facilitator, Kelly Fenderson-Gonzales. I walked into my child’s kindergarten prep classroom where my daughter, Callie, and her friend, Mason, both 4 years old, were engaged in dramatic ...

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6 Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

6 Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

Looking for something fun that the whole family can do together this Thanksgiving (besides all the eating, of course)? Whether you’re in search of some ways to keep your little ones entertained before the main meal ...

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Keeping Kids Worry-Free: 3 Ways to Help Manage Your Child’s Worry & Anxiety

Keeping Kids Worry-Free: 3 Ways to Help Manage Your Child’s Worry & Anxiety

My 3-year-old is a worrier, just like his mama. In fact, he seems to have inherited the worry gene from my side of the family, as I come from a long line of “World Class ...

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The Reality of Being in the “Sandwich Generation”

The Reality of Being in the “Sandwich Generation”

Today’s post comes from a Bright Horizons Client Engagement Manager. In today’s busy world, we oftentimes find ourselves stressed about the things that overextend and overwhelm us, but by the same token, that very stress ...

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How to Teach Children to Share

How to Teach Children to Share

“I want that one!” “I don’t want to share!” “Mine!” Don’t worry – these are all common things to hear from your child. When children are just starting to learn how to share and collaborate, ...

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Helping Children Cope with Moving: 5 Tips for Moving with Kids

Helping Children Cope with Moving: 5 Tips for Moving with Kids

Today’s post comes from Bright Horizons Director of Digital Marketing, Allison Query. My husband and I had been considering a move for about six months before we introduced the idea to our 4-year-old son. We ...

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