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How Are You Keeping It Together During These Stressful Times?

How Are You Keeping It Together During These Stressful Times?

If you’ve been tuning into the news lately, chances are you’re feeling unsettled. And if you’re also trying to parent while working from home, you’ve probably moved right over into stress territory. Even with the ...

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Tips to Help Improve Sleep for Busy Moms and Dads

Tips to Help Improve Sleep for Busy Moms and Dads

Today’s post about how to improve sleep for parents is courtesy of Danielle Shea Tan of Healthy Mamas for Happy Families. Do you long for the days when sleep was both restful and plentiful? You ...

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First-Generation American: My Family’s Journey to Embracing Center-Based Child Care

First-Generation American: My Family’s Journey to Embracing Center-Based Child Care

Today’s post comes from Bright Horizons Financial Analyst, Susan Jepkosgei. When I returned to work after maternity leave, I was both excited to be working outside of the home again after 12 weeks of being ...

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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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“What Does Father’s Day Mean to You?”

“What Does Father’s Day Mean to You?”

Father’s Day is fast approaching – and along with the cookouts, cards, and crafted gifts, it can be a great time to take a sentimental step back and examine what fatherhood really means to dads ...

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The Work-Life Equation Ep. 28: (Rewind) Secrets of Successful Parents

The Work-Life Equation Ep. 28: (Rewind) Secrets of Successful Parents

You’ve probably been there: juggling the parent to-do list, adjusting to shifting schedules and needs, rushing to get out the door in the morning, taking mental notes at every turn, stocking the fridge, helping with ...

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Why Everyday Play is so Important – and How You Can Fit it In

Why Everyday Play is so Important – and How You Can Fit it In

Can I be honest? When it comes to parenting, I don’t always know what I am doing. Rest assured, I definitely understand what my son needs and how to care for him, but when it ...

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Teach. Play. Love. Podcast: Parenting Advice for the Early Years

Teach. Play. Love. Podcast: Parenting Advice for the Early Years

In a world where information and choices seem endless, how do you really know what matters for your child’s development – and what doesn’t? We sat down with our VP, Education & Development, Rachel Robertson, ...

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The Work-Life Equation Ep 26: Single Mom Life

The Work-Life Equation Ep 26: Single Mom Life

You wake up one morning and your child is sick. You may discuss with your partner how to tackle the curve ball, e.g. “Who will stay home from work? Who will take the child to ...

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The Work-Life Equation Ep 24: Working Parent + Two

The Work-Life Equation Ep 24: Working Parent + Two

Everything changes when you add a baby into the mix. Work-life balance, sleep, and priorities all shift, and yet you somehow figure out a way to reallocate your time and make it work. Going from ...

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