by Deirdre Wilson, Kim Foley MacKinnon and Cheryl Crosby in Education
Get out and explore what Massachusetts has to offer. This list covers tried-and-true perennial favorites along with other destinations you might not have considered. Enjoy the fun and educational aspects of each one! >>
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. >>
Celebrate the accomplishments of Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 20, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. These local venues are hosting special events regarding civil rights leaders and efforts for peace: >>
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!