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Christmas with a Toddler: Parenting Tips I Learned

Christmas with a Toddler: Parenting Tips I Learned

Last year, Zoe was only 4 months old by the time Christmas rolled around. She was not mobile and we could easily prop her up on the couch while we sat and opened presents. She was ...

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#SocialParenting: “Experience” Gift Ideas for Kids

#SocialParenting: “Experience” Gift Ideas for Kids

At times, the material aspect of the holiday season can be overwhelming, especially for kids. How do you maintain a healthy balance when it comes to gifts for small children? Gifting “experiences” – like swimming lessons, sports ...

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#SocialParenting: Your Holiday Shopping Can Support Children in Need

#SocialParenting: Your Holiday Shopping Can Support Children in Need

Have you started on your holiday shopping? When you buy books, toys, and music from Amazon.com using this Amazon link, a percentage of your purchase will go to support the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children. The ...

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STEM Toys for Girls and Boys

STEM Toys for Girls and Boys

My daughter (age 8) and son (age 3) are really into playing with Legos lately. In fact, building and playing with Lego bricks is an activity where they both have interests so they end up spending quite a ...

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A Grandparent’s Bond: It’s The Little Things That Count

A Grandparent’s Bond: It’s The Little Things That Count

My grandma meant a lot to me as a child, despite her living nearly 500 miles away. She always remembered every important milestone and tried to be there for as many events as possible. Today, she ...

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Less Common Baby Products You Should Register For

Less Common Baby Products You Should Register For

Compiling a baby registry can be overwhelming. It can be difficult to know which of those hundreds of available items you’ll actually need or use. Aside from your standard baby items – like a crib ...

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Siblings and Holiday Gifts: Tips for Fair Gift Giving

Siblings and Holiday Gifts: Tips for Fair Gift Giving

I am one of four children. Four children who spent most of Christmas afternoon comparing which sibling received more. There was always one of us who won the Christmas Lottery – the sibling who took the ...

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Giving Gifts: Including a Gift Receipt

Giving Gifts: Including a Gift Receipt

The holiday season (and in my family the birthday season, too) is nearly upon us. This year I have one special request for gift givers everywhere, but especially for people giving gifts to children: Please ...

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Tips for Making Homemade Greeting Cards

Tips for Making Homemade Greeting Cards

I have loved greeting cards for as long as I can remember. I used to go to Hallmark with a list of all the birthdays, anniversaries and special days for the next six months twice a ...

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#SocialParenting: What Does Dad Really Want for Father’s Day?

#SocialParenting: What Does Dad Really Want for Father’s Day?

Around this time each year, the Bright Horizons Online Community becomes abuzz with talk of Father’s Day. With questions like “We want to surprise dad with a fun day out…any ideas for places we can ...

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