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Articles in Work & Family, Best Schools, Adoption and Ice Skating

Adoption Support Groups

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These support groups across Eastern Massachusetts help birth families, waiting parents, foster parents and adopted persons cope with adoption. ... Read full article

Mother Support Groups

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These groups help stay at home and working mothers find info about playgroups, activities, moms’ nights out and other helpful resources. ... Read full article

Reliance on Wives’ Income Still at Record Level

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As the economy continues to struggle along, a new report reveals that families are relying on wives' income at record high levels to help make ends meet.... 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

1 in 7 Massachusetts Children Lives in Poverty

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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

Study Finds Evidence of 'Mommy Penalty' in Workforce

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Despite reports that the recession has taken a greater toll on men, a new study finds that laid-off married mothers have the hardest time finding jobs.... Read full article

My Turn: Taken With a Grain of Sand

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A Stow mother with two small children shares how she learned to adjust her preconceptions about a relaxing vacation. ... Read full article

My Turn: Getting into the Swing of Things

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A Needham mother shares how she barely survived the seemingly simple setup of a swing set.... Read full article

Basketball Great Rebecca Lobo – Broadcaster, Mom and Still in the Game

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Rebecca Lobo made her name as a star player in women's basketball. These days she's a mom of three and a sportscaster for ESPN. Here's what she has to say about work, motherhood and sports.... Read full article

Surviving a Stalled Economy: Strategies for Families

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As we continue to deal with this recession, we all could use some strategies for stretching the dollar – spending less on bills and more on family fun and the future. Here's some sound, doable ideas from financial experts and parents.... Read full article

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