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Social Bullying Rampant on Kids’ TV Shows

Social Bullying Rampant on Kids’ TV Shows

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.
Plenty to Devour at the Eric Carle Museum

Plenty to Devour at the Eric Carle Museum

It's called an art museum, but the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA, is so much more – illustrations, books, a hands-on art studio, a giant caterpillar-shaped book nook and more await adults and kids alike.
More Sleep Could Help Prevent Diabetes in Teens

More Sleep Could Help Prevent Diabetes in Teens

New research finds that enough sleep at night for teens can actually reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Boston Schools Superintendent Receives Top Honor

Boston Schools Superintendent Receives Top Honor

Boston Public Schools Superintendent Carol Johnson has received the top honor for urban education leadership.

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

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.

Survey Finds Football-Playing Dads Not as Worried About Their Kids Getting Concussions

In spite of increased public awareness of the dangers of concussions in young athletes, a new survey finds that dads who played football and suffered a concussion when they were younger want their young kids to play tackle football.
Baby Steps to Better Photos of Infants

Baby Steps to Better Photos of Infants

Babies are beautiful! Follow these tips from local photographers for taking better photos of your precious little one.