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Articles in Best of the Best, Eating & Nutrition, Education, Family Entertainment, Summer Camp, Child Care and Best Classes and Enrichment Programs

Ban on Birthday Sweets at School

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More Massachusetts schools are adopting bans on birthday party treats, in response to the childhood obesity epidemic, an increase in allergies and also to cut back on disruptions in the classroom.... Read full article

New Tricks to Jazz up School Lunches

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Get bored packing the same old things for lunch? Your kids are probably just as bored eating them. Here are some fun and easy ideas to bring some creativity to school lunches and satisfy even the picky eaters.... Read full article

Behind the Wheel with a School Bus Driver

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Learn what one school bus driver has to say about safety, the other drivers on the road, seat belts and the still coveted back seat. ... Read full article

MCAS Scores Carry More Weight for Teachers

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Under sweeping new guidelines approved this summer in Massachusetts, MCAS scores will be used to help evaluate the effectiveness of a teacher.... Read full article

More High Schools Doling Out Laptops

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Some Massachusetts high schools -- including the communities of Beverly and Burlington -- are equipping students with laptops and iPads to enrich their learning experiences and prepare them for a world steeped in technology.... Read full article

Boston Parents Paper's 2011 Family Favorites

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Introducing the Boston Parents Paper's 2011 Family Favorite Award winners! Each winner in categories covering places to eat, shop, play and explore in Massachusetts was chosen through votes by our readers and careful research by our editors... Read full article

Portable Pools Are Smaller, Drowning Risk Isn’t

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In spite of their ease and convenience, portable pools still pose the same drowning risks of any body of water. Here are some important and unique safety precautions to keep in mind as your kids use these pools this summer.... Read full article

Attractions & Adventures

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The best museums, fairs, zoos, beaches, play spaces, outdoor fun and more... Read full article

Time for Grown-Ups

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Romantic Time & Mom's Night Out... Read full article

On the Cheap: Freebies and Discounts

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Discounts,deals and freebies on family fun in Massachusetts.... Read full article

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