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by By Thomas Wartenberg on June 2, 2013
My Turn: More Than Just Reading Aloud
by By Thomas Wartenberg on June 2, 2013
Here's a neat take on children's literature - that it can teach kids about philosophy! Mount Holyoke College Professor Thomas Wartenberg explores this in our June "My Turn" column.... Read full article
by Deirdre Wilson on June 2, 2013
Ten Years of Laughs with Mo Willems and his Persistent Pigeon
by Deirdre Wilson on June 2, 2013
Mo Willems' beloved pigeon, from his children's book series about a very persistent bird, turns 10 this year – as in 10 years in print. Learn more about this literary giant among young children with our exclusive interview.... Read full article
on May 19, 2013
Report Targets Graduation Rates for Students With Learning Disabilities
on May 19, 2013
A new report finds widely varying high school graduation rates for students with specific learning disabilities and recommends against making tracking decisions for these students as early as elementary school.... Read full article
by Steve Calechman on May 19, 2013
Pure Guesswork: No Time to Sleep
by Steve Calechman on May 19, 2013
Ever entertained the possibility of having another child? Check out first-time dad Steve Calechman's internal debate on the subject.... Read full article
on May 13, 2013
Eric Kimmel: On Children's Books, Getting Kids to Read and His Love of Writing
on May 13, 2013
Eric Kimmel is the award-winning author of more than 50 books, including Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins. In this interview with the PJ Library in western Massachusetts, Kimmel talks about writing, getting kids to read and the future of books.... Read full article
by Mary Alice Cookson on April 27, 2013
Wanted: Foster Parents
by Mary Alice Cookson on April 27, 2013
Massachusetts currently has a shortage of families willing to take in a foster child. If you've ever considered being a foster parent, here's what you need to know.... Read full article
by Steve Calechman on April 14, 2013
Pure Guesswork: Not Picking Up on the Signs
by Steve Calechman on April 14, 2013
Infant sign language is one of the many skills out there for new parents to learn. Here's a humorous look at whether it's necessary, from Boston Parents Paper columnist Steve Calechman.... Read full article
by Katherine Wood on March 17, 2013
Tips for Child Personal Safety
by Katherine Wood on March 17, 2013
When it comes to keeping our kids safe, knowledge is power. Here's how to teach children about personal safety with an emphasis on common sense, not fear.... Read full article
on February 22, 2013
Downside to Parents Paying for College
on February 22, 2013
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
on January 25, 2013
Follow these driving tips for safety when transporting babies or toddlers in your car this winter.... Read full article