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by Christina Elston on July 28, 2011
Portable Pools Are Smaller, Drowning Risk Isn’t
by Christina Elston on July 28, 2011
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
by Deirdre Wilson on July 26, 2011
Boston Parents Paper 2011 Family Advocate of the Year
by Deirdre Wilson on July 26, 2011
Each year, the Boston Parents Paper honors a person or organization committed to helping local families in need. Our 2011 Family Advocate of the Year is Boston's Room to Grow, which provides supplies and support to families of children up to age 3.... Read full article
on June 23, 2011
Relationships: When Your Mother-in-Law's Comments Hurt
on June 23, 2011
What to do when your mother-in-law's critical comments about your parenting are hurtful and frustrating? A local psychologist and our readers weigh in with advice.... Read full article
on May 26, 2011
Parenting Gold: 20 Award-Winning Products That Bring Out Your Parenting Best
on May 26, 2011
Our 2011 National Parenting Publications Awards for Parenting Resources feature books, gear, web sites and more to make your parenting lives easier. Here, we list the 20 gold-winning products. For all of this year's winners, visit NAPPAawards.com. ... Read full article
by Christina Elston on May 26, 2011
New Warnings About the Sun and Tanning
by Christina Elston on May 26, 2011
Despite years of warnings about the sun, tanning beds and skin cancer, Americans continue to stay outside too long without enough sunscreen, and many adolescents and adults are using tanning beds. Here's an updated look at a continuing problem.... Read full article
on April 21, 2011
Birthing in the Bay State: Trends and News
on April 21, 2011
Our annual look at pregnancy and childbirth in Massachusetts explores free-range childbirth, traditional baby names, re-purposing baby gear and the state's distinction of having the most twins and the oldest first-moms in the nation.... Read full article
on April 20, 2011
Relationships: When a Spouse's Gifts Miss the Mark
on April 20, 2011
"Relationships" is a column that explores our interactions with our kids, our spouses or partners, our parents or in-laws, and others. Here, a woman asks how to get her husband to give more inspiring holiday or birthday gifts.... Read full article
by Susan Flynn on March 24, 2011
Great Alternative Sports for Kids
by Susan Flynn on March 24, 2011
Not all kids like the go-to sports of football, soccer, baseball and basketball. Here's a look at four alternative sports that are great for kids – badminton, fencing, synchronized swimming and Double Dutch!... Read full article
by Steve Calechman on March 23, 2011
Concussions: Recovery is More Than Sitting Out a Game
by Steve Calechman on March 23, 2011
New state regulations aimed at better protecting child athletes from the dangers of concussions focus on educating adults on how to recognize a concussion and on how long a child might need to recover, physically and cognitively.... Read full article