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Educators Discourage Family Vacations on School Time

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You might want to think twice about pulling your kids out of school for a family vacation. Educators are strongly discouraging it, citing class time that's hard to make up and the burden placed on teachers asked for makeup work.... Read full article

Boy Brain – Girl Brain: Is There a Difference?

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Two Boston gender experts are challenging beliefs that boys and girls learn and behave differently because of brain structure, and must therefore be taught differently. They argue that our culture creates stereotypes that lead to these differences.... Read full article

1 in 7 Massachusetts Children Lives in Poverty

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While Massachusetts remains among the states with the highest median income in the nation, U.S. Census figures reveal that one in seven children here live in poverty.... Read full article

Teen Diabetes Rates Are Way Up

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Diabetes and prediabetes have more than doubled among U.S. teens. Health experts urge parents to focus more on teens’ eating and exercise habits.... Read full article

Add Some Homeschooling to Your Child’s Day

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These homeschooling strategies boost children’s learning – and you don’t have to be a homeschooler to try them.... Read full article

Homework: Does it Help or Hurt?

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The debate over homework continues nationwide. Here are guidelines for parents concerned about their child’s homework load.... Read full article

Two Programs Fuel College Dreams for Immigrant or Low-Income Students

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Two Boston-area programs are helping kids from immigrant families or low-income families prepare for college.... Read full article

Study Finds Evidence of 'Mommy Penalty' in Workforce

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Despite reports that the recession has taken a greater toll on men, a new study finds that laid-off married mothers have the hardest time finding jobs.... Read full article

Blog for BostonParentsPaper.com!

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Are you a parenting blogger? Blog for us at BostonParentsPaper.com! Increase your reach and influence with Massachusetts parents. Email us about the focus of your blog today!... Read full article

Boston Parents Paper 2012 Family Favorites – Great Places for Families to Shop, Eat and Dine

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The Boston Parents Paper's 2012 Family Favorites, as selected by readers and evaluated by our editorial staff, include top places to dine, shop, explore and have fun across Eastern Massachusetts.... Read full article

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