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Bright Horizons at Deerfield is a NAEYC accredited community-based child care and early education center conveniently located in the Deerfield Office Park with easy access to GA 400. Our families come from Alpharetta and the nearby communities of Milton and Cumming.

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Lately my DVR and YouTube feed have been filled with shows talking about minimalism and living tiny. I enjoy watching because even though my family doesn’t live a typical tiny home or anywhere near a minimalistic life approach, we do live currently live in less than 1,000 square feet, which is almost 1,500 less than […]

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  • Administration for Children & Familes: Dept. of Health & Human Services Administration for Children & Families is a federal agency funding state, local, and tribal organizations to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, child care, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families.
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
  • Baby Center This website has general parenting information on a wide variety of topics at your fingertips.
  • Bright Futures Bright Futures is a pratical developmental approach to providing health supervision for children of all ages of birth through adolescence.
  • Child Safety Experts Their child safety experts will bring you safety articles to help you take better care of your family and enjoy a safer home.
  • CHOA- Wellness & Safety Link from Children's Healthcare of Atlanta providing families with the resources they need to prevent illness and accidental injury whenever possible.
  • Connect for Kids This website provides children's advocacy, health and edcucational issues. Subscriptions to articles are available.
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission Lists recalled products which may still be in consumer's homes. A must-visit web site if you frequent children's resale shops!
  • e.family news Written by early education experts, e.family news is a free weekly electronic newsletter providing advice, strategies, tips, resources, and news about current parenting issues you may be facing. Topics covered range from the practical to the peculiar; the lighthearted to the sublime, and everything in between.
  • Family Education Network Family Education Network, the best of the Internet's content, resources, and shopping for parents, teachers, and kids. Launched in September, 2000, the company's mission is to be an online consumer network of the world's best learning and information resources, personalized to help parents, teachers, and students of all ages take control of their learning and make it part of their everyday lives.
  • Georgia Early Learning Standards Georgia's Early Learning Standards are the product of an effort that began in June 2004 to improve the quality of learning experiences for children from birth through age three. The standards were developed in response to a common question among teachers, parents, and other caregivers, What should children from birth through age three know and be able to do?
  • Georgia's Pre-K Program Main site featuring information about GA Pre-K.
  • Growing at Bright Horizons An online destination designed to help you and your child grow together. This family resource for growing children is full of challenging activities, family-friendly educational information, and valuable parenting tips.
  • Growing Readers and Books of Excellence A Web site devoted to great books and the joy that children's literature can bring families. Find a wide range of books for children of all ages, information on literacy, tips on growing lifelong readers, and more.
  • Huggies Baby Network This website has family projects to do at home, information & articles on a A special place designed with you and your happy baby in mind. From pregnancy news for expecting moms, to baby advice as you learn and grow together.
  • I am Your Child Great source of information about early childhood development birth to three years old for caregivers and parents. Good links to other resources.
  • Johnson & Johnson This website offers a wide variety of professional programs and parent resources in maternal and infant health care.
  • Jumpstart's Read for the Record Campaign Jumpstart and its partners Pearson, Penguin Group (USA), and American Eagle Outfitters have launched a national campaign to connect adults and children in the powerful learning relationships that every child needs before he or she enters kindergarten. This annual event gathers adults and children for the largest shared reading experience ever, each year breaking the existing Guinness World Record™ for the number of children reading a single book with an adult in the same day.
  • Kids Health Organization Choose from one of 48 articles on developmental issues including communication, feeding, learning & play, sleep, medical care and more.
  • Mom to Mom Blog Join Bright Horizons moms in their conversations about the daily challenge to succeed professionally and personally.
  • Reach Out and Read Reading aloud is one of the most important things parents can do to help their children learn. Reach Out and Read is a program that builds on the special relationship between doctors and the parents of young children to support children's language and literacy development.
  • Scholastic Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, has a corporate mission supported through all of its divisions of helping children around the world to read and learn. Recognizing that literacy is the cornerstone of a child's intellectual, personal and cultural growth, for over 85 years, Scholastic has created quality products and services that educate, entertain and motivate children and are designed to help enlarge their understanding of the world around them.
  • Sign up for e-family news Informative weekly article e-mailed to families regarding current topics that range from healthy snacks and family dynamics, to news reports and safety tips.
  • Smog Alerts To better protect yourself and your family from the effects of air pollution, sign up to receive Smog Alerts. The Clean Air Campaign issues Smog Alerts on days when the concentrations of either ozone or particle pollution - or both - are expected to reach unhealthy levels for sensitive groups or everyone.
  • Stand for Children America's only nationwide grassroots voice for children who's members take action at the national, state, community, and neighborhood levels.
  • The Brazelton Institute This website focuses on health and development of the newborn.
  • The Bright Horizons Foundation For Children Bright Horizons Family Solutions is committed to making a difference, not only in the lives of the thousands of children we care for daily, but also in the communities where we live and work. The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children is our company's way of making sure that the closing line of our mission statement "to make a difference in the lives of children and families and in the communities where we live and work" is put into practice each day. Click here to learn more about The Bright Horizons Foundation For Children.
  • The Fathers Network The Fathers Network provides current information and resources to assist all families and care providers involved in the lives of children with special needs.
  • The National Association for the Education of Young Children The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the nation's largest and most influential organization of early childhood educators and others dedicated to improving the quality of programs for children from birth through third grade.
  • The National Parent Information Network (NPIN) The mission of NPIN is to provide access to research-based information about the process of parenting, and about family involvement in education. The NPIN believes that well-informed families are likely to make good decisions about raising and educating their children.
  • The Parent Teacher Association The PTA is a voluntary organization bringing together parents and teachers of pupils in a particular school or school district, usually for fund-raising, building parental involvement at school and other activities relating to the welfare of the school, rather than the progress of individual pupils.
  • Zero to Three ZERO TO THREE is a national, non-profit organization located in Washington, D.C., dedicated solely to advancing the healthy development of babies and young children.