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! >>
Thank you for raising awareness about the need for foster parents in Massachusetts. As an organization that also provides Intensive Foster Care, The Home for Little Wanderers has found that many people are unaware of the different types of foster care. We encourage anyone who is interested to learn more. Every child deserves a safe and loving home.
This topic has occupied my mind for years! Thank you for starting a movement that parents so desperately need! It is difficult for young parents to NOT get caught up in the overscheduled lifestyle. No well-meaning parent wants their child to miss any opportunity for healthy enrichment, but too much is counterproductive! Although my children are teenagers now, I would have LOVED to hear your words of wisdom when my family craved downtime!