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Downside to Parents Paying for College

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Are you helping to pay for your child's college education? If so, you might want to talk with your child about your expectations. A new study reveals that some students getting their parents' financial help are slacking off academically.... Read full article

Safer Winter Driving With Little Ones

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Follow these driving tips for safety when transporting babies or toddlers in your car this winter.... Read full article

Skiing With Kids

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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.... Read full article

Visit the New England Aquarium

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Visit the New England Aquarium in Boston and see the giant ocean tank that is the centerpiece of this beloved family attraction.... Read full article

Finding the Right Preschool or Daycare for Your Child

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Your guide to selecting the best childcare facility or preschool setting for your child. Plus, questions to ask and an explanation of the different school philosophies. ... Read full article

Backpacks: Teach Your Kids to Wear Them Safely

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School backpacks can do more than carry books; they can injure your kids if not worn properly. Here's some great information and tips from a Boston physical therapist who sees plenty of patients with backpack-related injuries.... Read full article

Plenty to Devour at the Eric Carle Museum

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It's called an art museum, but the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA, is so much more – illustrations, books, a hands-on art studio, a giant caterpillar-shaped book nook and more await adults and kids alike.... Read full article

Get Preschoolers Moving!

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Preschoolers today aren't spending enough time at school being physically active, and a new study suggests that parents can do a lot more to change that.... Read full article

Boston Schools Superintendent Receives Top Honor

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Boston Public Schools Superintendent Carol Johnson has received the top honor for urban education leadership. ... Read full article

Pure Guesswork: In a Class by Himself

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Are new or expectant parents like politicians? Boston Parents Paper humor columnist Steve Calechman explores the similarities and takes on one campaign promise that he doubts presidential candidates can keep – keeping college tuition affordable.... Read full article

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