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Mar 12, 2020

World events shake all of us — parents and children alike. So how do you answer when your child asks, “Are we going to be okay?” On this episode, Bright Horizons early childhood education expert Rachel Robertson gives concrete advice on all of it — supporting your child through difficult times, giving calm,...


Feb 28, 2020

Full schedules and little downtime can cause stress for everyone – including children – but practicing mindfulness can alleviate that stressWe are bringing back this episode to help you learn about the many benefits of being mindful, how to pay attention on purpose, and how to do mindfulness activities like Shake...


Jan 31, 2020

Children need us to focus on their physical development — they need to play, take risks, connect with nature, and more. Why? To enhance fine and large motor skills and encourage exciting milestones. On this episode, Bright Horizons early childhood experts Rachel Robertson and Ruth Fidino discuss simple ways to give 


Dec 23, 2019

Do you find yourself picking up the same story over and over again? Are you wondering how to choose your child’s next book? Join Rachel Robertson, education and development vice president, and Ruth Fidinoeducation and development senior advisor, for this previously aired episode about children’s literature. They...


Nov 22, 2019

As much as you might want your child to say “thank you” and mean it right off the bat, the concept of gratitude requires a high level of social-emotional skills, and it grows over time. How can you promote and support that development? Find out from Rachel Robertson, education and development vice president, and...