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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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Health & Wellness at Home: Activities to Help Kids Develop Healthy Habits

Health & Wellness at Home: Activities to Help Kids Develop Healthy Habits

You’re trying to get your child to eat peas…but after one bite, the plate gets pushed away. You’d love it if everyone could be home every night for dinner…but schedules never seem to work out. ...

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Summer Activities for Kids with a Broken Arm

Summer Activities for Kids with a Broken Arm

How do you have summer fun without water, sand, and a left arm? The “worst summer of her life,” as proclaimed by my 7-year-old daughter, has begun. She broke her arm 3 1/2 weeks ago ...

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7 Screen-Free Activities That Won’t Break the Bank

7 Screen-Free Activities That Won’t Break the Bank

Screens can be hard to get away from, especially when they offer entertaining content. But for young children, screen-free time is incredibly important. Between the computer, TV, tablets, and more, there are many different things ...

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“What Does Father’s Day Mean to You?”

“What Does Father’s Day Mean to You?”

Father’s Day is fast approaching – and along with the cookouts, cards, and crafted gifts, it can be a great time to take a sentimental step back and examine what fatherhood really means to dads ...

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Dining with Kids: How to Take Your Baby to a Restaurant

Dining with Kids: How to Take Your Baby to a Restaurant

This article was first published in 2013 but has since been updated. It is courtesy of Alexis Barad-Cutler. Sometimes when I look back at what it was like to take my son to a restaurant ...

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Can Parents Take a Child-Free Vacation without Guilt?

Can Parents Take a Child-Free Vacation without Guilt?

My husband and I just went on our first vacation together – without our daughter – in six years. The grandparents filled in, and we had five days of uninterrupted, tantrum-free, adult time. It was ...

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