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1/22 Webinar: Parenting in the Digital Age

1/22 Webinar: Parenting in the Digital Age

Technology is everywhere — TVs and tablets at home, digital displays in restaurants, and smartphones in our pockets. Chances are you’re reading this from your smartphone right now. Many of us were adults when we ...

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My Favorite Parenting Podcasts

My Favorite Parenting Podcasts

I love podcasts. I listen to them just about all day. At least when I’m not writing, which I can’t do while listening to humans spouting words. Maybe you haven’t caught the podcast bug, or ...

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Putting My Phone Away to Enjoy the Here and Now

Putting My Phone Away to Enjoy the Here and Now

Tuning in to the Bright Horizons webinar on children and technology caused me to reflect on my own behavior with technology. Since my son, Beckett, is only six-months-old, he’s obviously not asking for the iPad ...

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5 Things I’ve Learned About Raising Kids in the Digital Age

5 Things I’ve Learned About Raising Kids in the Digital Age

Today’s post was written by our guest blogger Rachel Jordan, a Bright Horizons employee, mom of two children, ages 2 and 6, and moderator of our recent webinar Beyond Screen Time: Raising Children in the Digital Age. ...

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#BH5MinFix: Simple Ways to Model Good Tech Behavior

#BH5MinFix: Simple Ways to Model Good Tech Behavior

#BH5MinFix is all about sharing simple strategies that help make your life as a parent a little easier. Every week we focus on a different topic, last week we talked about easy ways to make school ...

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Kids and Technology: How Do You Find the Right Balance?

Kids and Technology: How Do You Find the Right Balance?

When it comes to kids and technology, how do you find the right balance? I struggle with this question. What are the right approaches … Screen-free before age two? Screen time limits for preschoolers and ...

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Pregnancy & Social Media: Baby’s Digital Footprint

Pregnancy & Social Media: Baby’s Digital Footprint

It seems a bit crazy that you have to start thinking about your child’s online presence before they’re even born in this day and age, but it is a reality. It starts with the dilemma ...

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Kids & iPods: Lessons from Experienced Parents

Kids & iPods: Lessons from Experienced Parents

It was almost a year ago that we gave our daughter her first iPod on her 7th birthday. I made out pretty well in the deal as it was really me who bought the brand new iPod – ...

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Screen Free Week Pledge for Parents

Screen Free Week Pledge for Parents

“Can you take my photo, post it on Instagram, and see how many likes I get?” My 7 year-old daughter had just lost a front tooth and was excited to share it with the world. ...

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#SocialParenting: Our Favorite Mobile and Tablet Apps for Kids

#SocialParenting: Our Favorite Mobile and Tablet Apps for Kids

“My kids (preschooler and first grader) love playing on our family’s iPad, so I’m always looking for new apps to download. I like to choose games for them that have an educational slant whenever possible, ...

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