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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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It’s the Little Things: 14 Moments of Pure Happiness

It’s 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 One of my favorite pieces of advice I learned from Dr. Marti and ...

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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 Shortcut Dinners for Busy Parents

5 Shortcut Dinners 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 fan of cooking. But we do need to ...

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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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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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