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Articles in Feeding Your Family and Toddlers

Diapers – What's Best for Baby and Mother Earth? Cloth, Disposable, Hybrid or None of the Above?


When it comes to "green" living, nothing poses a bigger dilemma for environmentally-conscious parents than what type of diaper to use on your baby. Here's a dispassionate look at the diaper, in all its forms, and which type is better for the Earth.... Read full article

Get In On The Giving: More People Hungry Than Ever Before in Massachusetts


Learn what your family can do to help the hungry in Massachusetts this holiday season, along with our annual list of other local causes worthy of support.... Read full article

5 Questions for the Registered Dietician on Vegetarian Kids


If parents are supportive, it's do-able -- and perfectly healthy -- for children to become vegetarians. Reed Mangels, R.D., Ph.D., and a consultant for the Vegetarian Resource Group, shares some tips for adopting a vegetarian diet.... Read full article

Boston Parents Paper's 2011 Family Favorites


Introducing the Boston Parents Paper's 2011 Family Favorite Award winners! Each winner in categories covering places to eat, shop, play and explore in Massachusetts was chosen through votes by our readers and careful research by our editors... Read full article

Time for Grown-Ups


Romantic Time & Mom's Night Out... Read full article

Talk to Us! Here's How You Can Be Seen and Heard in the Boston Parents Paper


Got something to say? The Boston Parents Paper wants to hear from you! Email us your input or ideas for our My Turn column, our What Works for Us brief, our Relationships department and more!... Read full article

Creative Moms Share Their Best Birthday Party Ideas


Massachusetts moms offer some fun and easy ideas for breathing new life into birthday parties, offering tips on everything from party themes to favors to thank-you notes.... Read full article

Get to Know Your Child's Imaginary Friends


You might be aggravated – or amused – by your child's imaginary friends. But researchers say these "playmates" help kids sort through feelings, socialize, understand others and more. Here's how to understand the invisible pals in your child's life.... Read full article

Parenting Gold: 20 Award-Winning Products That Bring Out Your Parenting Best


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