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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

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

Turning Kids On to Classical Music

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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

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

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