Welcome to Bright Horizons at Prides Crossing

Meet the Center Director

Lauren Francis

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: (302)368-2576

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Our Educational Programs

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An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond


Meet Our Teaching Team

Sharon T.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see the look on a child's face when they discover something for the first time.

Teaching since: 1987

Michelle A.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to see the children learn, grow and develop so many skills.

Teaching since: 1996

Ann J.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: there is no other experience more rewarding than contributing to a child reaching a milestone.

Teaching since: 1993

Tracy K.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy making a difference in the lives of children and their families every day!

Teaching since: 1984

Kelly K.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see how big of a difference I can make in a child's life.

Teaching since: 1999

Erica V.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: every day is filled with excitement, adventure and entertainment!

Teaching since: 2012

Brianna L.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: everyday is a new adventure! It is rewarding to watch children hit milestones.

Teaching since: 2010

Betty R.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I can encourage a child's curiosity and exploration of the world around them.

Teaching since: 1989

Elvia G.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to see how a child develops in all developmental areas

Teaching since: 2006

Melissa M.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I am able to influence every child's future to be bright and creative while providing a loving, nurturing environment for each child to grow into their own unique person.

Teaching since: 2004

Madeline R.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I like helping children grow, learn and participate in new and different experiences.

Teaching since: 1988

Courtney S.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching children grow and learn.

Teaching since: 2010

Diana M.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love making a difference in children's lives.

Teaching since: 2013

Amanda B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I believe that education should be a positive experience for children and I enjoy seeing children have fun with learning!

Teaching since: 2016

Lizbeth M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love helping children learn and explore new things.

Teaching since: 2015

Capria J.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: it allows me to be a part of children's continuous growth and development.

Teaching since: 2014

Erika L.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: it gives me the opportunity to help children grow and find out who they are.

Teaching since: 2016

Miriam C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: every day is a new adventure!

Teaching since: 2014

Iris C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: When I teach, I learn.

Teaching since: 2016

Lucina R.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see a child's face light up with joy when they have discovered something new!

Teaching since: 2016

Ritzy R.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I find joy and fulfillment knowing I can make a positive impact in a child's life by nurturing them and helping them grow.

Teaching since: 2012


The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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Language Works

Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Works

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“We love Ms.Ritzy , my son felt really comfortable from day1 , She is so happy and cheerful eveyday when i meet her , I think thats the kind of energy and warmth an Infant classroom needs. Thank you for everything and the sweet pics, these will become a wonderful memory in the years to come.”


Lavanya & Ujwal

“Thank you Ritzy for all your hard work! You really care about your students and it shows in your dedication and hard work. Baby D has flourished thanks to you!”



“Lauren is amazing! She juggles so many things yet remains calm and professional. She is a great support to her staff, providing respectful and positive feedback while holding them accountable and bringing out their best. Her focus is always what is best for the children. She exemplifies HEART!”



“Thank you so much Ms Betty for all that you do for Rohan and all the other kids. We are so lucky to have you as his teacher. I am so impressed by the way you built the bond with Rohan and I am very sure that he loves you a lot. Thank you so much ??”



“Ritzy's energy is contagious! You can feel the warmth and love for her infants when you walk in the room, and you can't help feeling positive and uplifted when you see her genuine caring interactions with her babies. Thank you for bringing your enthusiasm to Prides Crossing!”



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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.

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