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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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10 Tips for Your First Year with Baby

10 Tips for Your First Year with Baby

Now that we’ve made it past the one year mark as parents, I often think about how drastically our lives have changed. The common theme I come across is that there’s just so much more ...

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The Return to Work Challenge: Helpful Hints for New Parents

The Return to Work Challenge: Helpful Hints for New Parents

Today’s post was written by our guest blogger Melissa Jacobowitz, a Bright Horizons employee and mom of two: As parents we often question ourselves with the old adage of “how am I doing?” Balancing responsibilities, ...

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Turning Wholesome Ingredients into Healthy, Convenient Meals

Turning Wholesome Ingredients into Healthy, Convenient Meals

Today’s post is courtesy of Nicole Ledoux, co-founder of 88 Acres, a healthy snack company: I have always believed a pantry tells you a lot about a person’s eating habits, whether they love to cook, ...

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Pinterest Wins for Working Parents

Pinterest Wins for Working Parents

Today’s post was written by Emily Saunderson, a Bright Horizons employee and mom to two daughters: I read recently that 42 percent of mothers say they sometimes suffer from Pinterest stress. And while Pinterest is the ...

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Edamame for Breakfast

Edamame for Breakfast

Today’s post was written by Emily Saunderson, a Bright Horizons employee and mom to two daughters: What do weekdays morning look like in our house? They’re serene. My kids are well-behaved and I always feel on ...

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Building Your Village: Ways to Make Mom Friends

Building Your Village: Ways to Make Mom Friends

Our post today is from Aili Smith, a Bright Horizons employee and first-time mom to baby, Cab: I am just going to put it out there… finding “mom friends” was not something I was going ...

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Working Parent: Balancing Your Job & Caring for a Sick Baby

Working Parent: Balancing Your Job & Caring for a Sick Baby

My son, Beckett, has his first serious cold. As ridiculous as it may seem, it’s breaking my heart right in two. I’m learning that there’s a lot of truth to the saying that when your child hurts, ...

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#BH5MinFix: 6 Ways to De-Stress Your Family’s Morning Routine

#BH5MinFix: 6 Ways to De-Stress Your Family’s Morning Routine

“I don’t wanna get up!”…”No, I want to wear THESE shoes.” When weekday mornings with your kids go something like this, it’s easy to feel worn out and overwhelmed before you’ve even left the house. ...

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15 Signs Your Co-Worker Has a Toddler

15 Signs Your Co-Worker Has a Toddler

When you work at a company that provides child care and preschool education, you find yourself taking a unique view of your co-workers. When you consider how family life spills into work (and vice versa), it’s no wonder that ...

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