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How to Make a Morning Routine Chart for Kids

How to Make a Morning Routine Chart for Kids

What is it like to get two kids out the door each morning fully dressed, having eaten breakfast with bags packed for the day? I’m quite sure I’m not alone in saying…the struggle is real. ...

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Daycare Drop-Off: Tips for the Morning Child Care Routine

Daycare Drop-Off: Tips for the Morning Child Care Routine

The morning routine – getting children up and out of the house – can be challenging enough, but what do you do when you’re faced with a difficult daycare drop-off on top of it all? ...

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Edamame for Breakfast

Edamame for Breakfast

Today’s post was written by Emily Saunderson, a Bright Horizons employee and mom to two daughters: What do weekdays morning look like in our house? They’re serene. My kids are well-behaved and I always feel on ...

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#BH5MinFix: 6 Ways to De-Stress Your Family’s Morning Routine

#BH5MinFix: 6 Ways to De-Stress Your Family’s Morning Routine

“I don’t wanna get up!”…”No, I want to wear THESE shoes.” When weekday mornings with your kids go something like this, it’s easy to feel worn out and overwhelmed before you’ve even left the house. ...

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Back-to-School: Helping Kids Cope with Anxiety and Stress

Back-to-School: Helping Kids Cope with Anxiety and Stress

As I stare down the looming back-to-school season, I am acutely aware of the coming tornado of emotions threatening my household. Both my daughter (age 8) and son (age 3) struggle with transitions, most notably ...

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10 Activities to Encourage Preschool Independence

10 Activities to Encourage Preschool Independence

“I’ll do it! I’ll do it!” is frequently heard coming out of my 3-year old son’s mouth. Like most preschoolers, he is on a never-ending quest for independence and learning how to do things for himself. It’s a fun ...

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On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas for Busy Working Families

On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas for Busy Working Families

Yesterday, in a discussion about the most challenging times of day to be a parent, many of our Family Room bloggers confessed that they and their kids are just not morning people. Weekday mornings can ...

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The Most Challenging Time of Day to be a Parent

The Most Challenging Time of Day to be a Parent

Last week our Family Room bloggers shared their favorite times of day to be a parent. This week, we’re tackling the flip side! What time of day do you find to be the most challenging ...

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My Favorite Time of Day to be a Parent

My Favorite Time of Day to be a Parent

Of course, parents love their children all day long. But if you’re being honest, are there certain times in the day that rank above others when it comes to your parenting responsibilities? Is parenting through the ...

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Parental Control: Corralling Sibling Playtime

Parental Control: Corralling Sibling Playtime

During the summer, when many children are out of school, a friend of mine brings her kids with her to CrossFit. The 3rd grade girl and 5th grade boy sit there quietly playing on their game consoles ...

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