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At What Age Does a Child Start to Learn Empathy?

At What Age Does a Child Start to Learn Empathy?

We recently had the pleasure of teaming up with Ileen Henderson from the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children for our webinar Sparking Empathy in Your Child. The seminar generated a lot of discussion and many ...

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How to Teach Young Children About Giving Back

How to Teach Young Children About Giving Back

Bright Horizons recently hosted Sparking Empathy in Your Child, a webinar all about how you can set the stage for your child to grow into a kind and caring adult, and ways you can model ...

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Tips for Raising a Caring and Compassionate Child

Tips for Raising a Caring and Compassionate Child

How do you raise a caring and compassionate child? In today’s post we’re sharing tips and resources from our Family Room bloggers and early education experts on everyday ways you can foster kindness and empathy ...

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Raising Kind Kids

Raising Kind Kids

I was recently asked the question, “When your kids are all grown up, what is the most important thing you want to have taught them?” I responded with an answer I’m sure many parents would, ...

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Sparking Empathy in Your Child – Family Matters Webinar

Sparking Empathy in Your Child – Family Matters Webinar

You want to raise a caring child who respects others and grows into a kind adult. But how can you help your child get there? Start by sparking empathy. What is empathy? Let’s start with ...

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10 Ways to Teach Kindness to Preschoolers

10 Ways to Teach Kindness to Preschoolers

One of the most important things to me as a parent is to raise kind children and therefore, kind adults. As my babies have grown, it’s clear that while there is an innate kindness born ...

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Holiday Kindness Calendar for Kids

Holiday Kindness Calendar for Kids

Five years ago when my husband and I got married we had the most amazing interfaith celebration – we “broke the glass” at the end of our ceremony, listened to the seven Jewish blessings, and even ...

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Teaching Kids Gratitude

Teaching Kids Gratitude

One big thing that my husband and I have in common is that we want to raise grateful children. We each have such gratitude for our life – our healthy, thriving children and each other, ...

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Unveiling a New Bright Space for Homeless Children

Unveiling a New Bright Space for Homeless Children

Over the past year, The Bright Horizons Foundation, CrossFit New England and the non-profit, kettlebells4kids, have been working hard to create a Bright Space at the South Middlesex Opportunity Council’s Pathways family shelter in Framingham, MA. ...

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5 Things I’ve Learned About Raising Kids in the Digital Age

5 Things I’ve Learned About Raising Kids in the Digital Age

Today’s post was written by our guest blogger Rachel Jordan, a Bright Horizons employee, mom of two children, ages 2 and 6, and moderator of our recent webinar Beyond Screen Time: Raising Children in the Digital Age. ...

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