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Finding Joy in the Little Things – 14 Moments of Pure Happiness

Finding Joy in the Little Things – 14 Moments of Pure Happiness

“Enjoy the little things in life because one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Breault During our recent Family Matters webinar, Striking a Balance: The Work/Life Equation, guest ...

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How I Stopped Checking to See if the Oven Was Off

How I Stopped Checking to See if the Oven Was Off

Everyone has their favorite vacation pics. Mine are the ones of my…toaster. Don’t judge. It goes back to the fact that the very act of leaving my house to go on vacation is 90% of ...

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The Real Reason Moms Need Vacations

The Real Reason Moms Need Vacations

Common wisdom has it that moms 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 summer breaks in ...

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Flying with a Baby: JetBlue’s Powerful Mother’s Day Ad

Flying with a Baby: JetBlue’s Powerful Mother’s Day Ad

I’m tired. Not just regular working mom tired, but tired, as in my return flight from a business trip was delayed 3 hours and I didn’t get home from the airport until 4:00 am tired. ...

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Parent Humor: 10 Times I Said Sorry When I Shouldn’t Have

Parent Humor: 10 Times I Said Sorry When I Shouldn’t Have

“I’m sorry but we’re not going to stand up on our chair during dinner.” Wait! What did I just utter?! Have I really become that parent who apologizes for everything? How could I let this ...

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Tips for Flying Alone with Two Kids

Tips for Flying Alone with Two Kids

Picture this: A two-year-old, a six-year-old, a 4.5-hour flight, and you. That’s how I spent the day recently — flying alone with my two kids and no grown-up help. (To add to the fun, my husband had ...

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Baby Milestones: A Roller Coaster of Emotions

Baby Milestones: A Roller Coaster of Emotions

According to Google, my baby should be starting to show signs of teething around now. Six months, it seems, is the “normal” age at which a baby “should” cut his first tooth. My son, however, ...

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6 Ways to Defuse a Child’s Tantrum in Public

6 Ways to Defuse a Child’s Tantrum in Public

We’ve all been there, right? There is one more aisle left at the grocery store, you sense your child has had enough of this shopping trip, you only need one more thing … so you make a ...

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I Broke Up With My Breast Pump

I Broke Up With My Breast Pump

Our post today is from Aili Smith, a Bright Horizons employee and first-time mom to baby, Cab: I recently had an Oprah-like “aha” moment and broke up with my breast pump. It wasn’t easy, but ...

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#BH5MinFix: Simple Ways to Put Your Mind To Sleep Quickly

#BH5MinFix: Simple Ways to Put Your Mind To Sleep Quickly

We’ve all been there. At the end of the day, you’re in bed, you’re tired and eager to sleep, yet your mind is hard at work, mulling over all that happened today and the zillion things that ...

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