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Holiday Stress-Busting Tips from the Trenches

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Holiday stress got you down? Try these tips for simplifying. Spend more time with family and less time checking off your holiday to-do list.... Read full article

In-Law Harmony at the Holidays

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If you're dreading the stress and conflict that sometimes comes with seeing your in-laws over the holidays, you aren't alone. These 5 tips will help make holiday time together more relaxing and harmonious.... Read full article

Visit the New England Aquarium

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Visit the New England Aquarium in Boston and see the giant ocean tank that is the centerpiece of this beloved family attraction.... Read full article

Suicidal Thoughts Come Quickly to Victimized Adolescents

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New research finds that adolescents victimized by peers, sexual assault or maltreatment have an increased risk of suicidal thoughts not long after the incidents occur... Read full article

Social Bullying Rampant on Kids’ TV Shows

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While there's plenty of research on the effects of television violence on children, a new study reveals that social bullying – portrayed in many popular children's TV programs – doesn't get as much notice, but likely has similar effects.... Read full article

Politics, Anyone? Parents Aren't Talking Enough to Their Kids About It

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A new national survey reveals that while voters think that parents should be educating their kids about politics, most parents really aren't doing it.... Read full article

Pure Guesswork: In a Class by Himself

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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

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

When Kids Exclude Others

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New research reveals that children's reasons for excluding peers from games, parties and cliques are more complicated than previously thought. The study's findings could help adults guide kids to find alternatives.... Read full article

Boston Parents Paper 2012 Family Advocate of the Year – Birthday Wishes

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The Boston Parents Paper annually honors a person or organization helping local families in need with our Family Advocate Award. This year's honoree is Birthday Wishes, which hosts birthday parties for children in homeless shelters.... Read full article

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