Even if you have no background in classical music, it's easy to expose your kids and your family to the likes of Bach, Beethoven and Mozart. Follow these five tips from conductors and music educators. >>
Home birthday parties require games and activities to keep your party guests happy and engaged. Here, from some experts in the field of keeping kids busy – camp directors – are some great new ideas for games, art activities and even quieter pursuits. >>
Steven Spielberg likes films where young people rise above obstacles to solve problems, pursue dreams and meet their goals. His film, The Adventures of Tintin, is a story about just that. Hear from the renowned director about his work and his family. >>
Museums, parks and venues around Boston are ready to help bust boredom during April Vacation Week. Here are several April spring break activities and options that are fun and entertaining for kids of all ages. Programs may require registration. >>
Does your son or daughter love hockey? Perhaps your child has dreams of playing in the Olympics. Signing them up for a peewee hockey team is a great way to learn more about the sport and make new friends. >>
Don't spend your winter indoors. Grab the kids and head up to one of the many ski resorts in New England. Skiing is a great way to get fit and have fun. Equipment and lessons may be much less than you think. Here's what you need to know. >>
Family fun abounds across Massachusetts. Here is a roundup of some of September’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 >>
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!