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Celebrating Black Authors & Characters: A Reading List for Children and Families

Celebrating Black Authors & Characters: A Reading List for Children and Families

It is so important that children grow up seeing all different types of people – both in their communities and in literature. It’s never too early to start conversations about empathy, equality, and good citizenship. ...

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Teaching Young Kids About Money

Teaching Young Kids About Money

Now more than ever, many families are feeling the stress of a strained economy. Every penny counts, and it’s important that the whole family has an understanding of the value of money. While children under ...

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6 Sustainability Activities for Kids

6 Sustainability Activities for Kids

Sustainability is a big word and an even bigger concept for children to understand. But it’s important to teach them what it means and how to contribute to helping the environment and the planet. Start ...

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Kid-Friendly Ideas for Giving Back to the Community

Kid-Friendly Ideas for Giving Back to the Community

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the holiday spirit is kicking in. Your child is probably excited about spending time with family, eating delicious food, and getting time off from school — and rightly so! ...

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10 Ways Having a Child Changes Your Life

10 Ways Having a Child Changes Your Life

Editor’s Note: This article was first published in 2015 but has since been updated. In a recent conversation with my mom, we discussed how having a child changes your life. “You just really can’t understand ...

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Earth Day Art Activities for Children

Earth Day Art Activities for Children

With Earth Day falling in April, it’s a great time to teach children about the importance of taking care of our environment. Using art as a learning mechanism is a great method of teaching children ...

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Volunteering as a Family: Finding Ways to Give Back

Volunteering as a Family: Finding Ways to Give Back

Raising caring, giving children is an important goal for any parent. But even for those with the best intentions, busy schedules and the work/life juggle can make it hard to find the time to identify ...

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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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