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From the north - Rt. 93 S to Purchase St. exit, take a left out of tunnel and continue straight through traffic lights at Atlantic Ave. and Seaport Blvd. Take left at next lights (Barking Crab restaurant, with bright red and yellow awning, on left) onto Sleeper St. and then right onto Northern Ave. Harborview Children's Center is located within the Moakley Federal Courthouse at One Courthouse Way (front entrance is on Northern Ave.), a contemporary brick building with bullocks and American flag at the front. From south: Rts. 90 or 93 to Seaport Blvd. or Atlantic Blvd.; Seaport Blvd. to Northern Ave. Northern Ave. runs from the Institute of Contemporary Arts past the Moakley Courthouse, to the Barking Crab restaurant (bright red and yellow awning and sign).

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  • What Boston Parents are Saying

    about Bright Horizons Child Care

    "I can not thank you lovely ladies enough for taking such good care of my baby boy! He absolutely loves coming to school everyday and spending time with his teachers and friends."

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  • Bright Horizons Radio on Pandora

    Music the Whole Family Will Love!

    Music encourages rhythm, motor skills, and self-expression. It also teaches social skills, sounds, and language – important abilities that will help children make friends and face challenges when they enter school. 

    Bright Horizons Radio on Pandora® makes it easy to put music into your child’s world. Our station gives you access to family-friendly music from today’s popular artists that you can feel great about…and that everyone will enjoy.

    Looking to turn that music into learning? Strike a chord with Family Tambourine Making.

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  • What Makes Bright Horizons a Unique Place to Learn?

    Come visit our center to find out!

    Our caring staff and expert educators are here to answer all of your questions - about safety, individualized curriculum, teacher training, learning environments, and more. With a tour you can feel sure the center is right for your child, so you can make your choice with confidence.

    Schedule your tour of all of our unique indoor and outdoor learning environments today.

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  • Coming this Fall!

    Parent classes and Fall Family Meet Ups!

    Save the dates for Fall Family                     Meet Ups!
    When: Thursday, 9/28 5-6
    Where: Fan Pier Park

    When: Saturday 10/7 11-12:30
    Where: Castle Island Playground

    When: Thursday 10/12 5-6
    Where: Fan Pier Park

    When: Saturday 10/28 3-5
    Where: Lawn on D- Pumpkin Festival

    Parent Classes
    -  Potty Training Class
     Tuesday October 3 
     4:45- 5:30

    - Creating homemade baby food
     Thursday, October 12

    -New Mom's Group
       Beginning in October-the  1st Thursday of every month
     1-2 Jury Assembly Hall      

  • About the Curriculum

    Our unique approach to education.

    Bright Horizons’ The World at Their Fingertips

    Children learn in a variety of ways and at their own pace. Our carefully planned curriculum is designed to inspire your child at every age and stage. Built around extensive research, 21st-century technology, and developmentally appropriate instruction, our curriculum introduces concepts of math, science, language, culture, environment, art and health.


  • About our Teachers

    Helping children reach their potential

    Our Teachers

    Inspired by knowledgeable child development professionals who understand the balance between nurturing developing minds and caring for tender spirits, children grow from curious infants into explorative preschoolers. Our teachers are all experienced and highly trained, meeting rigid certification requirements. They keep up with the latest techniques in early childhood curriculum and continually develop new skills to guide children on a path to lifelong learning.

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  • Health & Safety

    Because parents need peace of mind

    Well Aware and Staying Healthy

    Our center environment offers children a healthy and safe place to develop and learn. Through our Well Aware program and our Staying Healthy procedures, we set high expectations for creating healthy environments and also foster positive attitudes within children towards healthy living, physical activity, and nutrition.

    We’re proud to provide programs parents can feel good about, and to be recognized as a model for other early education programs by the Partnership for a Healthier America and First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign.

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