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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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A Letter to My Parents on Grandparents Day

A Letter to My Parents on Grandparents Day

As excited as I was to become a parent, I knew my parents were as equally excited to become grandparents. I consider myself fortunate to have my parents live close by and my (still very ...

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Leaving Your Baby Overnight for the First Time

Leaving Your Baby Overnight for the First Time

As parents, especially as new moms and dads, we often feel that no one can care for our own children as well as we can. It can be difficult to trust someone else with someone ...

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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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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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How To Keep Gift Giving Under Control

How To Keep Gift Giving Under Control

With the holidays just beginning, my husband and I have been thinking about how to address guidelines we’d like to set around gift-giving for our daughter (mainly, how to we keep gift giving under control). Because ...

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My Favorite Way to Share Photos with Faraway Family

My Favorite Way to Share Photos with Faraway Family

Even though my husband I made the move back to the Midwest and are much closer to family and friends, we’re still not in the same city as either of our families. Consequently, Beckett’s grandparents ...

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How Do You Create the Perfect Thanksgiving?

How Do You Create the Perfect Thanksgiving?

Today’s post is by Lisa Oppenhemier, writer, blogger, Bright Horizons Family Matters webinar moderator and mother to two grown daughters. How do you create the Perfect Thanksgiving?… Hint: You Don’t. Hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year? Stressing ...

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Activity Ideas for a Day at Grandma & Grandpa’s House

Activity Ideas for a Day at Grandma & Grandpa’s House

Although I did sign my daughter up for a few weeks of camp this summer, she also spent a lot of time at my parents house. I figured it would be a good balance and ...

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Parenting Advice: What My Own Parents Taught Me

Parenting Advice: What My Own Parents Taught Me

Sometimes mom (or dad!) really does know best. With an overload of parenting advice out there, there are times when the very best tidbits of child-rearing wisdom can come from our own parents. Do you rely ...

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