The start of a new school year has many parents on the lookout for the latest illnesses swirling around the classroom. Here are six common, infectious illnesses to watch for, along with tips on how your child can avoid catching or spreading them. >>
Angered by the Phoebe Prince bullying case, Swampscott resident Megan Kelley Hall reached out to fellow young adult fiction authors to ask them to share experiences with bullying, either as a victim, an aggressor, or a person silent on the sidelines. >>
The best children’s books of all time – stories that will excite your kids and remain in their memories for years to come. This list represents the views of parents, children’s literature experts and our own readers. >>
Part 2 of our interview with Michael K. Yudin, assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services at the U.S. Department of Education discusses education for children with special needs. >>
Family fun abounds across Massachusetts. Here is a roundup of some of 2015's biggest events. Stay in-the-know about even more events with our searchable online calendar at BostonParentsPaper.com and our print calendar in Boston Parents Paper. >>
Do you have a budding scientist in your home? Are you looking for a cheap and easy way to entertain kids over the summer? Defeat boredom and promote learning by turning your kitchen into a science experiment laboratory! >>
I'm glad to see some reporting on the biological effects on individuals especially students in school. There is substantial evidence of serious harm from radiation emanating from routers and other devices; business appears only interested in marketing these devices for schools but has been negligent as far as safety or even educational value.
Currently, there is a ballot initiative (current petition 15-33) to create an expert commission to evaluate and address health and safety risks--this needs support to move forward (see www.meetup.com/healove). The site had additional materials available to help address the issue.