Archive | March, 2015

Squelching My Son’s Dream

30 Mar

  By Carol Band My son Lewis is trying to figure out what he wants to do with his life. As a parent, I know it’s my job to support and encourage him in his field of choice. So tonight, when he walked into the kitchen and announced that he’d found his destiny, I was Continue Reading

C’mon, Let’s Play!

26 Mar

  When I hear my 3-year-old daughter say, “ssssss-nowman starts with s,” the mom side of me is ecstatic. I’m thinking, I must be raising a genius! This kid could be reading in six months! But then the child expert side of me interrupts: Are you nuts? First of all, why does a 3-year-old need Continue Reading

ABLE Act Is the Law

23 Mar

Now that President Barack Obama has signed the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act into law, people with disabilities can set up savings accounts – with no tax on the earnings, similar to 529 college savings accounts – to cover housing, transportation and other expenses without jeopardizing their eligibility for Medicaid and Social Security Continue Reading

Watch Movie Online Your Name (2016)

19 Mar

Your Name. (2016) Duration 106 mins Genre Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance. In Cinemas August 26, 2016 Language 日本語. Country Japan. Plot For Your Name. Movie ‘Your Name.’ was released in August 26, 2016 in genre Animation. Makoto Shinkai was directed this movie and starring by Ryunosuke Kamiki. This movie tell story about High schoolers Mitsuha Continue Reading

Kid Friendly Soup Recipes

17 Mar

Searching for kid friendly soup recipes. Here are a few soup recipes for kids that are nutritious and delicious!                                                                          Continue Reading

St. Patrick’s Day Treats and Recipes

9 Mar

  Go for the green on St. Patty’s Day with both traditional and modern-day St. Patrick’s Day treats. After all, who can resist an Emerald Mint Milkshake? Whether you’re Irish ancestry goes back generations or you’re just playing the part for the day, these treats can’t be beat.   IRISH SODA BREAD Ingredients 4 cups Continue Reading

Helping Your Child Adjust to Daylight Savings Time

5 Mar

By Amy Lage The daylight savings time change is just a few days away – Sunday, March 8th.   Yet, there is no need to fret as the spring component is much less problematic than it’s fall counterpart.   This year Bostonians have certainly earned the right to longer days after this long, hard winter and I Continue Reading

Parents, Education – and Students Who Learn Differently

4 Mar

By George J. Hagerty As the first educators of their children, parents are almost always the initial people who recognize if something is a bit different about the way their child is developing, behaving or performing certain tasks. A formal diagnosis of a learning disability, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or other learning difference may Continue Reading

Sniffles, Sneezes and Sleep

2 Mar

By Amy Lage You’ve finally gotten your baby or toddler on a solid sleep routine and everyone is getting the sleep they need, then – BAM – sickness strikes. Having a sick baby or toddler is tough. You want to do everything in your power to make them feel well and help them recoup as Continue Reading

Women in History – and Science

1 Mar

Did you know that the most accomplished scholar in the 17th century in mathematical astronomy was a woman? So was the physicist to first explain nuclear fission. March is Women’s History Month, which has been proclaimed every year starting with President Bill Clinton. In celebration, introduce your children to the interesting biographies of female achievers. Continue Reading