Your bond with your baby is unbreakable, and let’s face it, leaving your baby for the first (or hundredth) time is never easy. Which is why you need a childcare center you can trust—and one that understands how tricky it is for parents, too. Enter Bright Horizons: not only are they renowned for their preschool and toddler care, they offer the Great Places for Babies program designed with families like yours in mind. Read on to find out why Bright Horizons is the right choice for your little one.

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A Warm, Welcoming Environment

At Bright Horizons, you’ll find an environment that is as stimulating as it is nurturing, helping your wee ones grow from bundles of joy to bundles of curiosity. Your child will learn and grow. Your baby’s primary caregiver is a child development professional who focuses on keeping your baby happy, engaged and secure, providing an environment that invites exploration and supports the rapid development that happens in a child’s first year. Each child is given personalized care based on his or her unique schedule.

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They Get It

For all you working mamas and papas out there, they offer flexible scheduling and hours that mesh with the workday. The centers are open 11-12 hours per day, making hectic work/family/life logistics easier to manage. They have limited holiday closures too, closing on just 11 days a year.

Plus, the high-quality centers are always conveniently located in neighborhoods, developments, near commuter rails, transit hubs and communities so you can find a location that works best for you.

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Support for Parents, Too

It’s not a simple task to navigate the world of parenting and none of us can do it alone. Which is why Bright Horizons believes in empowering and supporting parents, too. They offer valuable resources like webinars, E-family news, workshops and training. Plus, Bright Horizons is known for their high level of communication with parents, so you are always in the know. And you can stop by any time to visit your child throughout the day.

Bright Horizons also supports their staff of passionate teachers with a focus on teachers’ commitment to education and longevity with Bright Horizons. So you know your child is in good hands when you leave them. 

What Other Parents Are Saying

Don’t just take our word for it. Here’s what Bright Horizon parents across the country have to say:

“My son has been going to Bright Horizons for almost 10 months now. I had a rough start as a new mom, but the teachers and staff helped put my heart at ease. The infant teachers worked with me to make sure my son was getting the best individualized care possible. I really appreciate and value their expertise. We are able to enter notes daily into the MyBrightDay app requesting bottles and naps be given at specific times, or even extra attention if he’s having a bad day. Likewise, we get real-time updates of how his day is going including pictures and video! I’m so glad we chose Bright Horizons.”

“I have two children who currently attend Bright Horizons and I couldn’t be happier! My infant gets to explore and learn in a clean and safe environment and my 4-year-old has learned so much that I think she may be bored in kindergarten. Amazing staff, fantastic curriculum, healthy meals provided, numerous enrichment programs built into the cost (music, sports, dance, STEM, art, etc.)—without question, the best childcare facility in this area.”

“We are so happy with Bright Horizons. Our son is currently in the infant classroom and we are very impressed with all of his teachers, aids and directors! Everyone is very welcoming and attentive which made it an easier transition when I had to return to work. We know our son is in good hands, learning and having fun! Thank you for everything Bright Horizons!”

Find out more about Bright Horizons Great Places for Babies program here.

—Amber Guetebier

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