Tag: #brighthorizons

What is enriching to your soul? An Interview about giving

What is enriching to your soul? An Interview about giving
Each year, the school that I work at puts up a Mitten Tree for the teachers and families as a way to support the organization WINGS (Women In Need Growing Stronger). As their website states, “WINGS provides a pathway to independence for adults and children who are escaping from domestic violence and abuse.” I interviewed Pam Adams,... Read more »

Is walking in place a good form of exercise?

Is walking in place a good form of exercise?
As I get older, I have been thinking about my health more and trying to make some changes. For the last few months, I have been eating healthy. I will soon write about the healthy eating plan of the 17 Day Diet to share how this has helped me lose weight, lower my cholesterol and lower... Read more »

An interview with a Director: I have a passion to help others grow

An interview with a Director: I have a passion to help others grow
For a class that I am taking, I had to shadow an Early Childhood Education Director for six hours and then ask her a list of questions about her role. Even though I have worked in this field since 2001, it was interesting to read about another person’s journey and passion. I hope you take... Read more »
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An interview: Can you see the helpers in McAllen Texas?

An interview: Can you see the helpers in McAllen Texas?
The quote attributed to Fred Rogers about looking for the helpers in tragedies came to mind a couple of weeks ago as I discovered what Bright Horizons, the company that I have worked for since 2001, was doing. Over the years, I have helped create and redo two Bright Spaces, volunteered at the Palatine, Illinois... Read more »

I am inspired by...these people

I have worked for Bright Horizons Family Solution since 2001 with thirteen of the years as an infant teacher. I have always said that it is a great day when you can play at work, but the teachers at Deer Park also work hard at work. Last night we had our yearly “work night” to... Read more »

Every child, every classroom, every day!

Is it good to be a teacher of young children? Just today, we conducted a Professional Development Day for our region in Bright Horizons. There were approximately 130 teachers and leaders in attendance as we learned new information and brainstormed with each other. In the afternoon, we also implemented a Brightening Lives Activity to benefit our... Read more »
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