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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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The Caregiving Generation – Bright Horizons Webinar

The Caregiving Generation – Bright Horizons Webinar

In today’s America, caregiving responsibilities among the classic sandwich generation have expanded to millions of people – with everyone from millennials to boomers struggling under the enormous weight of caring for aging family members, their children and ...

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#SocialParenting: Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Grandpas

#SocialParenting: Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Grandpas

Grandparents play special roles in the lives of their grandchildren. Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are great times to celebrate mom and dad, but also grandmas and grandpas. How are you celebrating your child’s grandfathers ...

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Homemade Grandmother Gifts from Kids

Homemade Grandmother Gifts from Kids

Each year when my mother-in-law’s birthday rolls around, my husband and I struggle with gift ideas. Typically, we end up getting a gift card from us or something from the garden center. But one thing ...

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Pregnancy: Sharing Milestones with Long-distance Relatives

Pregnancy: Sharing Milestones with Long-distance Relatives

When you find out you’re pregnant, the most obvious person you want to share your pregnancy experience with is your partner. And I have loved sharing every moment of my pregnancy with my husband from the ...

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