Teach. Play. Love.

With co-hosts Rachel Robertson and Claire Goss

Subscribe to the Bright Horizons parenting podcast, featuring expert advice from our education team. Learn what really matters—and what doesn’t—in your child’s earliest years of learning, growth, and development.

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Meet Our Experts

Rachel Robertson, early education thought leader and author

Rachel Robertson

Rachel Robertson is the Vice President of Education and Development at Bright Horizons. She and her team created the Discovery Driven Learning approach. Firmly aligned with the science of early learning, the Discovery Driven Learning approach uses children’s natural curiosities and interests as a springboard for multi-disciplinary play-based learning.

As an author of several books and articles, frequent guest speaker, and leader, Rachel passionately advocates for the success of early learners, educators, and parents. She is also the proud mother of two daughters. 

Claire Goss

Claire Goss

As the Senior Manager, Parenting Education and Resources at Bright Horizons with 15 years of experience as a parenting and child development educator, researcher, writer, and mother of three, Claire is committed to ensuring families feel included in and supported through their child’s education.  

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What should I know about Teach. Play. Love?

What ages are covered?

Teach. Play. Love. covers topics for parents and caregivers of children ages 0-8, including infant care, pre-k, preschool and kindergarten, and more.

What topics are discussed?

Our podcast features expert conversations on all things parenting. Hear about everything from how to talk to your baby to how kids learn best. Other topics include early learning, teaching empathy, learning through play, school readiness, and more.

Who should listen to this podcast?

This podcast is for parents and caregivers who want to know what really matters during the earliest and most important years of child development.

Why should I listen?

We know parenting is hard — and weeding through all the advice out there can be overwhelming, especially when you don’t know what will be most helpful. In our podcast, Bright Horizons experts give evidence-based advice and real-life parenting solutions based on child development research.

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The Work-Life Equation co-hosts Christine and Priya