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6 Thanksgiving Activities for Families

6 Thanksgiving Activities for Families

Looking for something fun that the whole family can do together this Thanksgiving (besides all the eating, of course)? Whether you’re in search of some ways to keep your little ones entertained before the main meal ...

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How to Stay Sane When Hosting for The Holidays

How to Stay Sane When Hosting for The Holidays

It was my turn to host. We alternate hosting for the holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter) with my family and my husband’s family. The last few holidays with my family have been hosted by one ...

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How Do You Create the Perfect Thanksgiving?

How Do You Create the Perfect Thanksgiving?

Today’s post is by Lisa Oppenhemier, writer, blogger, Bright Horizons Family Matters webinar moderator and mother to two grown daughters. How do you create the Perfect Thanksgiving?… Hint: You Don’t. Hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year? Stressing ...

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5 Thanksgiving Recipes Kids Can Help Make

5 Thanksgiving Recipes Kids Can Help Make

Your Thanksgiving menu might’ve been set weeks ago (or even generations ago, if your family is like mine), but one question still remains: what are some easy and fun Thanksgiving recipes that that my kids can help make? ...

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Simple Ways to Teach Children to Be Grateful

Simple Ways to Teach Children to Be Grateful

“Mommy, you’re supposed to say ‘You’re Welcome.’ When I say ‘Thank You’…you say that. Okay?” It’s conversations like this one with my 4-year-old son that remind me, no matter how crappy I’d been at handling the ...

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Happy Thanksgiving: Last-Minute Recipes, Activities & More

Happy Thanksgiving: Last-Minute Recipes, Activities & More

Happy Thanksgiving! All of us at Bright Horizons and the Family Room blog hope that you are enjoying the day with the people you love…and some really great food! If you’re in need of last minute recipe ideas, post-Thanksgiving ...

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Thanksgiving at Preschool: A Lesson About Holiday Joy

Thanksgiving at Preschool: A Lesson About Holiday Joy

Last week, my son’s preschool hosted a family Thanksgiving lunch. Parents were invited to bring a Thanksgiving side dish and join the class for the meal while the child care center provided the turkey. While ...

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Family Recipes: Turkey Nuggets

Family Recipes: Turkey Nuggets

It’s officially Thanksgiving week! Is your menu set? This recipe for turkey nuggets, courtesy of Parenting.com, adds a Thanksgiving twist to a childhood classic. Do you have picky eaters who are hesitant to try new foods? ...

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#SocialParenting: Share Your Artwork and Support Bright Spaces

#SocialParenting: Share Your Artwork and Support Bright Spaces

Have you submitted artwork to our  Voices of Gratitude campaign yet? Check out just a few of the many amazing “What I’m Thankful For” art pieces we’ve received thus far: See more wonderful submissions here. All ...

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Family Dynamics: Second Child Syndrome

Family Dynamics: Second Child Syndrome

Many years ago, I had a colleague who was pregnant with her second child and who seemed entirely incapable of talking about the second baby except in the context of her firstborn. She talked about ...

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