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A Q&A with Graduates of the Horizons Teacher Degree Program

A Q&A with Graduates of the Horizons Teacher Degree Program

Our teachers are central not only to what we do at Bright Horizons but who we are, and we recognize that investing in their professional development can have inspiring results both in and out of ...

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Teacher Appreciation Month: A Roundup of Ideas and Gifts

Teacher Appreciation Month: A Roundup of Ideas and Gifts

May is Teacher Appreciation Month, and while you may be grateful for your child’s educators every day, we encourage you to take this extra special opportunity to recognize the wonderful contributions they’re making to your ...

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Parents Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Month

Parents Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Month

May is Teacher Appreciation Month at Bright Horizons. This month is dedicated to those who dedicate each and every day to caring for the children and families in their lives. In honor of Teacher Appreciation Month, we ...

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What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Daycare

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Daycare

“We’re not a daycare. Our caregivers and teachers take care of children not days.” When I started working at Bright Horizons more than seven years ago, this comment was made in one of my first meetings. ...

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9 Ways Child Care Teaches Kids Resilience

9 Ways Child Care Teaches Kids Resilience

I watched in awe and admiration as my 4-year-old son scaled the climbing wall at our favorite ski resort. This was his third try. He refused to give up … he was going to ring that ...

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25 Truths about Preschool Teachers

25 Truths about Preschool Teachers

My son has been in preschool for over a year and a half and I’ve watched him grow in so many ways – socially, emotionally, developmentally, and cognitively. But there is one secret I want ...

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Questions to Ask a Preschool Teacher

Questions to Ask a Preschool Teacher

The one truth I’ve learned about parenting is to expect the unexpected. That rang true last week at Curriculum Night at my son’s preschool. Curriculum Night at Bright Horizons gives parents the chance to hear ...

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Optimal Parent-Teacher Partnerships

Optimal Parent-Teacher Partnerships

This post was written by Melanie Brooks, a Bright Horizons education expert, mom of two: Ruth, a fellow education expert, and I co-hosted a webinar about parent-teacher relationships, during which we discussed the idea of having optimal parent-teacher partnerships. ...

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Communicating with Your Child’s School: Who Are You Going to Call?

Communicating with Your Child’s School: Who Are You Going to Call?

My daughter (age 8) started a new elementary school this year. She was more than ready to make the transition after months of thoughtful planning and special “move up” days by her K-2 school. I ...

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End of School Year Gift Ideas for Teachers

End of School Year Gift Ideas for Teachers

For many children, the school year is wrapping up and summer break is about to begin! While children are often more than ready to kick off their summer break, they still may experience some feelings of sadness ...

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