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The Family Room 10 Most-Read Posts of 2016

The Family Room 10 Most-Read Posts of 2016

As we finish up the last few days of 2016 and get ready to ring in 2017, we wanted to take a moment to thank you for being part of our online community. 

Here our bloggers, including Aili, AmyAmy M., Emily, Laura and Marisa, regularly share their adventures in parenting; the ordinary and not-so-ordinary moments in the journey of working parenthood.

As we did in 2015, we put together a recap of our most-read posts of the year. From tips for a smoother daycare drop-off to ways to defuse a public temper tantrum, here are the most popular Family Room blog posts of 2016!

Best of The Family Room 2016

25 Truths About Preschool TeachersIn the time her son has been in preschool, Amy has discovered a secret about preschool teachers – they’re truly amazing. For one, they’re able to sense when a meltdown is coming and can turn it around before anyone notices. Check out more truths about preschool teachers.

6 Ways to Defuse a Child’s Temper Tantrum in PublicYou have one more aisle left at the grocery store – and it happens: your typically sweet child has decided they’ve had enough. Cue the stomping, crying, and yelling. What’s a parent to do? Call on these six strategies to help you tame a child’s temper tantrum in public.

Daycare Drop-Off: Tips for the Morning Child Care RoutineTough drop-offs happen to everyone – luckily, some simple strategies can help make morning drop-offs a little easier.

Tips for Parents Returning to Work After BabyIt’s true – one of the most trying times as a parent is returning to work after baby. The Family Room bloggers have been there, here are their best pieces of advice to ensure a smooth transition for your family.

Most-Read Posts of 2016 - The Family Room


Parenting Tips & Tricks: 5 Baby Hacks That Make Life Easier
Mom blogger Aili shares her five favorite baby hacks for new parents. Tip #1? To make the morning rush more bearable, put your little one down for bed already dressed for the next day.

The Not-So-Terrible Twos: 5 Reasons I’m Loving This AgeTwos can be challenging, but, as Marisa has noticed, it’s also a time of great development and new milestones. Read the 5 reasons why she’s embracing toddlerhood.

The Real Reasons Moms Need Vacations: The Family Room guest blogger Lisa’s hilarious post about what it’s like to get ready for a trip and the real reason why moms need vacations is pretty spot on.

15 Signs Your Co-Worker Has a ToddlerFor working parents, it’s natural for family life to spill into work and sometimes the other way around. But there’s something unique about working parents who have young children. Here are 15 common traits of working parents with toddlers.

Daycare Pick-up: Tips for the End-of-Day Child Care RoutinePick-up time at child care can be challenging. How can you make daycare pick-up a little less hectic? Moms share daycare pick-up tips for parents.

6 Small Ways to Teach Kids to Be KindThe best way for us to teach kindness is through our own actions, as mom Jamie so wisely shared on our Facebook page. Here are six simple everyday ways you can model kindness for your kids.

Thank you for giving The Family Room the opportunity to join you in your parenting journey. From our family to yours, we wish you a happy and healthy 2017!

For even more of Bright Horizons’ best parenting resources of 2016, including our top e-family news articles and best Family Matters webinars of this year head here.  

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