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by Elizabeth White on September 28, 2012
Educators Discourage Family Vacations on School Time
by Elizabeth White on September 28, 2012
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
by Deirdre Wilson on September 24, 2012
Boy Brain – Girl Brain: Is There a Difference?
by Deirdre Wilson on September 24, 2012
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
by David A. Tyler on September 24, 2012
Turning Kids On to Classical Music
by David A. Tyler on September 24, 2012
Even if you have no background in classical music, it's easy to expose your kids and your family to the likes of Bach, Beethoven and Mozart. Follow these five tips from conductors and music educators.... Read full article
by Susan Flynn on August 26, 2012
Two Programs Fuel College Dreams for Immigrant or Low-Income Students
by Susan Flynn on August 26, 2012
Two Boston-area programs are helping kids from immigrant families or low-income families prepare for college.... Read full article
by Janine DeFao on August 26, 2012
Homework: Does it Help or Hurt?
by Janine DeFao on August 26, 2012
The debate over homework continues nationwide. Here are guidelines for parents concerned about their child’s homework load.... Read full article
by Robert Moskowitz on August 26, 2012
Add Some Homeschooling to Your Child’s Day
by Robert Moskowitz on August 26, 2012
These homeschooling strategies boost children’s learning – and you don’t have to be a homeschooler to try them.... Read full article
by Huy Nguyen, M.D on August 15, 2012
Kids, Asthma and School: Tips for Helping Them Breathe a Little Easier
by Huy Nguyen, M.D on August 15, 2012
If your child has asthma, the school environment can often exacerbate his or her condition. Here, from the Boston Public Health Commission, are some great tips to help your child breathe a little easier this school year.... Read full article
by Susan Flynn on August 2, 2012
New Donor Milk Depot Opens in Hanover
by Susan Flynn on August 2, 2012
To make it more convenient for breastfeeding mothers to donate their milk to help sick infants, a donor milk depot has opened at Isis Parenting in Hanover.... Read full article
on July 24, 2012
Talking to Your Kids About the Colorado Shooting
on July 24, 2012
Dr. Gene Beresin, co-director of the Center for Mental Health and Media at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, gives advice to parents on how to talk to children about the recent Colorado shooting and help them feel comfortable back in movie theaters.... Read full article
by Katherine Wood on July 20, 2012
My Turn: Taken With a Grain of Sand
by Katherine Wood on July 20, 2012
A Stow mother with two small children shares how she learned to adjust her preconceptions about a relaxing vacation. ... Read full article