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by Steve Calechman on September 28, 2012
Pure Guesswork: In a Class by Himself
by Steve Calechman on September 28, 2012
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
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
on September 20, 2012
While Massachusetts remains among the states with the highest median income in the nation, U.S. Census figures reveal that one in seven children here live in poverty.... 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
on August 17, 2012
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on August 17, 2012
Are you a parenting blogger? Blog for us at BostonParentsPaper.com! Increase your reach and influence with Massachusetts parents. Email us about the focus of your blog today!... 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