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How Are You Keeping It Together During These Stressful Times?

How Are You Keeping It Together During These Stressful Times?

If you’ve been tuning into the news lately, chances are you’re feeling unsettled. And if you’re also trying to parent while working from home, you’ve probably moved right over into stress territory. Even with the ...

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Resources for Teaching Kids About Germs & How to Wash Their Hands

Resources for Teaching Kids About Germs & How to Wash Their Hands

For many of us, taking good care of ourselves might be second nature, but for children, healthy habits need to be taught. Teaching kids how to practice healthy living can help prevent germs from spreading, ...

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Top Parenting Trends for 2020

Top Parenting Trends for 2020

If 2019 was the year of scavenger hunt birthday parties, geo modern decor, and lawnmower parenting (yes, we had to look that one up too – and it totally makes sense), 2020 will be the ...

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Best Holiday Gift: The Gift of Kind Words

Best Holiday Gift: The Gift of Kind Words

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is from the archives. In a season of hustle and bustle, working mom Kate shares how a few words of kindness were truly the best holiday gift: A few days ago ...

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5 Easy Dinner Ideas for Busy Parents

5 Easy Dinner Ideas for Busy Parents

When my friends and family learn that I’m giving any sort of cooking advice, they’ll surely chuckle because it’s well-known that I’m not much of a cooking fan. But we do need to eat! As ...

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Helping Children Make Sense of Tragedy

Helping Children Make Sense of Tragedy

My youngest daughter was barely a grade schooler when the planes came down on September 11. I remember lying next to her on her bed before she went to sleep, watching her face as she ...

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Keeping Kids Worry-Free: 3 Ways to Help Manage Your Child’s Worry & Anxiety

Keeping Kids Worry-Free: 3 Ways to Help Manage Your Child’s Worry & Anxiety

My 3-year-old is a worrier, just like his mama. In fact, he seems to have inherited the worry gene from my side of the family, as I come from a long line of “World Class ...

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The Reality of Being in the “Sandwich Generation”

The Reality of Being in the “Sandwich Generation”

Today’s post comes from a Bright Horizons Client Engagement Manager. In today’s busy world, we oftentimes find ourselves stressed about the things that overextend and overwhelm us, but by the same token, that very stress ...

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Helping Children Cope with Moving: 5 Tips for Moving with Kids

Helping Children Cope with Moving: 5 Tips for Moving with Kids

Today’s post comes from Bright Horizons Director of Digital Marketing, Allison Query. My husband and I had been considering a move for about six months before we introduced the idea to our 4-year-old son. We ...

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The Real Reason Working Parents Need Vacations

The Real Reason Working Parents Need Vacations

  Common wisdom has it that working parents need vacations to recover from the exhaustion that accompanies regular life. Nooooo. The real reason we need a vacation? The two weeks leading up to it. With ...

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