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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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Kids and Chores: Tips to Get Kids Helping in the Kitchen

Kids and Chores: Tips to Get Kids Helping in the Kitchen

Today’s post is courtesy of Aviva Goldfarb of The Six O’Clock Scramble. With Thanksgiving coming up, are you looking for ways to get your kids helping around the house – especially in the kitchen? Involving kids ...

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Family Recipes: “Ice Cream” Mashed Potatoes for Kids

Family Recipes: “Ice Cream” Mashed Potatoes for Kids

Have you started planning your Thanksgiving dinner menu? While adults love the Thanksgiving classics, it can sometimes be tricky to find menu items that appeal to our littlest guests. But sometimes it’s all about the ...

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#SocialParenting: Thankful Hands Project – Teaching Children about Gratitude

#SocialParenting: Thankful Hands Project – Teaching Children about Gratitude

What is your child thankful for? Preschool and Kindergarten Prep students at Bright Horizons at Brighton (Allston, MA) recently participated in a “Thankful Hands” activity to show what they are thankful for through art. After reading ...

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Voices of Gratitude: What Are You Thankful For?

Voices of Gratitude: What Are You Thankful For?

What is your family thankful for? Show it with artwork. Voices of Gratitude is an exciting art project for the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children that offers children and families a chance to show what they’re grateful for ...

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Family Recipes: Sweet Potato Biscuits

Family Recipes: Sweet Potato Biscuits

‘Tis the season for sweet potato dishes! Amy has a great one to share. This recipe for sweet potato biscuits is one of her family’s holiday favorites…even the picky eaters in the bunch agree! Give this a ...

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Family Recipes: Thanksgiving Leftovers Shepherd’s Pie

Family Recipes: Thanksgiving Leftovers Shepherd’s Pie

Did you all have a nice Thanksgiving? Are you still stuffed from the feast? If you still have a refrigerator full of leftovers, we’ve found a great recipe for you. Courtesy of MarthaStewart.com, check out ...

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#SocialParenting: Virtual Holiday Social on Facebook

#SocialParenting: Virtual Holiday Social on Facebook

Bright Horizons is celebrating the holiday season by throwing a Virtual Holiday Social…and YOU are invited! Visit the Bright Horizons Facebook page from November 25 – December 9, 2013 to share your favorite holiday photos. Show us ...

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Holiday Craft for Kids: Thanksgiving Christmas Tree

Holiday Craft for Kids: Thanksgiving Christmas Tree

I’m vehemently against the holiday season creeping into Thanksgiving. I signed more than one petition against retail stores opening on my favorite day of the year, a day that celebrates two important things to me: ...

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DIY Thanksgiving Placecards

DIY Thanksgiving Placecards

It’s the day before Thanksgiving and like many of you I’m traveling to be with family for Thanksgiving and then prepping for the impending feast – so I won’t bore you with a long-winded post. ...

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