Are you wondering where to go sledding in Massachusetts? Children can get a little stir crazy sitting in the house all day on a cold, snowy day. Pack up your sleds and hit one of these hills for a day of sledding! >>
Got a little Michael Jordan wannabe in your family? It's not hard to teach a child to shoot a basket. These fundamentals from local basketball experts Sarah Behn and Steve Curley give you all the information you need. >>
Family fun abounds across Massachusetts. Here is a roundup of some of April’s biggest events. Stay in-the-know about events all year long with our searchable calendar online at BostonParentsPaper.com and our print calendar in Boston Parents Paper. >>
This year, not only can you take a magical journey on one of several Polar Express train rides, but you can also watch a 4-D version of the film with multisensory effects, or head to the Wenham Museum to meet author Chris Van Allsburg in person! >>
Check out our readers’ picks for the best zoos, aquariums or nature centers around Boston and in Rhode Island in our 2014 Family Favorite Awards, featured in our annual publication Best of the Best. >>
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!