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Articles in Infants, Safety, Child Care and Family Relationships

Expert Advice on How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus

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These are some of the questions and comments I’ve heard from my three kids over the past week. Given the recent school closures, lack of toilet paper and bombarding messages about handwashing, it is understandable why kids may feel confused or scared... Read full article

Open Adoption and Diverse Families

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National Adoption Month provides an opportunity to turn a spotlight on adoption, acknowledge the many families created through adoption, and reflect on how the practice of adoption has evolved over the years. ... Read full article

Top 5 Child Care Referral and Support Agencies in Greater Boston and Massachusetts in 2019

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Here are the 2019 Top 5 Child Care Referral and Support Agencies as voted for by parents in Greater Boston and throughout New England ... Read full article

Top 10 Child Care Facilities in Greater Boston and Massachusetts in 2019

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Here are the 2019 Top 10 Child Care Facilities as voted for by parents in Greater Boston and throughout New England... Read full article

Top 5 Family Summer Camps in Greater Boston and Massachusetts in 2019

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Here are the 2019 Top 5 Family Summer Camps as voted for by parents in Greater Boston and throughout New England... Read full article

Top 10 Preschool Age Summer Camps in Greater Boston and Massachusetts in 2019

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Here are the 2019 Top 10 Preschool Age Summer Camps as voted for by parents in Greater Boston and throughout New England... Read full article

How to use Storytelling to Strengthen Relationships

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How the act of storytelling can create a feeling of connection and belonging in shared family experiences.... Read full article

How active and imaginative play encourages learning

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How do parents know if an educational environment is right for their child? Studies have shown that active, dramatic play is an integral part of early childhood learning. Parents need to determine whether a learning environment is conducive to develo... Read full article

What Prepared Parents Bring to the Emergency Department

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As a parent, an unexpected trip to the Emergency Department can be extremely stressful, unpredictable and even scary, but, being prepared can help keep your focus where it needs to be, on your child. No matter the nature of the emergency, being under... Read full article

HELP SIBLINGS FRAME THEIR EXPERIENCE

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Many excellent articles have been written about effective parenting for siblings. Always eager to cut to the chase, we asked families and pediatric providers to share what they had learned, their favorite “real-world” advice.... Read full article

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