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  • BrightStart at Make ‘m Smile 2019

    Yes, it’s pretty hot every year on the first Saturday in June – but the coolest kids and their families were at the Make ‘m Smile event at Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. The event is sponsored by Nathaniel’s Hope and draws tens of thousands of visitors. BrightStart Pediatrics has been part of this terrific […]

  • Orlando Super Friday 2019

    Super Friday! It’s BrightStart’s annual fun day of comic and movie fun with special guests and it was a cozy mashup of universes. Bringing smiles in a dash of red, white and blue was the first Avenger himself, Captain America. Shining a light of high-fives and imagination was Green Lantern. His sleek visor and powerful […]

  • Spring Break 2019

    Orlando It’s BK Monday! It’s only spring break if there’s a fast food run – so with a busy week ahead, the crew at our Orlando center made the stroll to Burger King to get fueled. Besides the delight of chicken and fries (for most) there was also the excitement of the toy – kind […]

  • Follow me to BrightStart

    The BrightStart Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care (PPEC) program gets medically fragile infants and children where they need to be, just like a perfect commute: fast, safe and easy. Conveniently located in Winter Garden, Sanford and Orlando, BrightStart PPEC centers provide skilled pediatric nursing for a variety of patients. No need to change lanes – BrightStart […]

  • Holiday Magic: Santa Claus at BrightStart Sanford

    It was a dark and stormy Thursday – outside, anyway. The sun is always shining at BrightStart, but things really lit up when Mr. Kringle showed up for a pre-Christmas visit at our Sanford center! Sanford’s preschool group have been enjoying all kinds of holiday-themed activities during December, including a varied collection of holiday carols. […]

  • Oh, it’s Santa Claus in Orlando!

    It started like any other Wednesday at BrightStart Orlando … and then Santa Claus showed up. But he didn’t come alone: With a full complement of elves from VNPEU Local 18 (the Valencia Nursing Program Elves Union ) the joy of the Christmas season reached every corner of the center. Old St. Nick’s timing couldn’t […]

  • Santa Claus arrives at BrightStart Winter Garden

    What started as a regular Tuesday of nursing, therapy and love turned into full-blown holiday party.  Just a week away from Christmas we got a huge surprise at BrightStart Winter Garden: A visit from Santa Claus! “It is my busiest time of the year,” Santa told us, “but I’ve been watching the girls and boys […]

  • BrightStart Halloween 2018

    Alright, we say this every year – but only because it’s true – a Halloween celebration at BrightStart Pediatrics is so much fun it’s scary. That’s really the only scary part. Otherwise it’s an excuse to decorate our centers with lots of neat things, have everyone dress in fun costumes, get treats … so mostly […]

  • Little BrightStart Pumpkins on the Loose

    Don’t tell anyone, but it’s very nearly fall in Central Florida, something you wouldn’t know from the weather. But the sunshine is still okay for fall field trips, like a visit to the pumpkin patch. We’re highlighting the field trip from the BrightStart Sanford crew, who went back to visit the Lakeside Fellowship Methodist Church […]