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The Family Dog – Tips from Hollywood Trainers on Choosing and Caring for a Canine


Your kids want a dog. But you have no idea where to begin – so many breeds, so much to think about! Check out this advice, from the people who train dogs for TV and films, on how to choose and care for a canine.... Read full article

Behind the Wheel with a School Bus Driver


Learn what one school bus driver has to say about safety, the other drivers on the road, seat belts and the still coveted back seat. ... 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

Portable Pools Are Smaller, Drowning Risk Isn’t

by Christina Elston on

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

Attractions & Adventures


The best museums, fairs, zoos, beaches, play spaces, outdoor fun and more... Read full article

On the Cheap: Freebies and Discounts


Discounts,deals and freebies on family fun in Massachusetts.... Read full article

Sneak in Some History With a Visit to These Massachusetts Sites


Summer is all about fun – but why can't it also include some learning? Bring your family to any or all of these local Massachusetts attractions and combine a lot of fun with a little history lesson!... 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

A Boston Duck Boat Driver Shares His Front-Seat View


A Boston Duck Tours driver dishes on what it's like to work for one of the city's most popular tourist attractions. ... Read full article

Teach Your Child How to Ride a Bike


Learning to ride a bicycle is a big milestone in any child's life. Here, from a local expert, are some tips for helping to teach your son or daughter how to master their first real form of transportation.... Read full article