Published: 05/19/2013 by Steve Calechman in Child Care
Ever entertained the possibility of having another child? Check out first-time dad Steve Calechman's internal debate on the subject.
Published: 04/27/2013 by Mary Alice Cookson in Child Care
Massachusetts currently has a shortage of families willing to take in a foster child. May is National Foster Care Month. If you've ever considered being a foster parent, here's what you need to know.
Published: 03/17/2013 by Katherine Wood in Child Care
When it comes to keeping our kids safe, knowledge is power. Here's how to teach children about personal safety with an emphasis on common sense, not fear.
Follow these driving tips for safety when transporting babies or toddlers in your car this winter.
This year's flu season is a bad one. Public health officials are urging everyone eligible to get vaccinated. Here's a look at some of the common myths circulating about the flu vaccine. Don't wait – get vaccinated!.
Published: 11/02/2012 by Millicent Skiles in Child Care
It's the time of year when parents are looking into preschool for their young children. Preschools in eastern Massachusetts are hosting open houses and offering tours. Here are some tips on selecting the right school for your child.
Published: 10/19/2012 by Christina Elston in Child Care
Preschoolers today aren't spending enough time at school being physically active, and a new study suggests that parents can do a lot more to change that.
Published: 08/02/2012 by Susan Flynn in Child Care
To make it more convenient for breastfeeding mothers to donate their milk to help sick infants, a donor milk depot has opened at Isis Parenting in Hanover.
Dr. Gene Beresin, co-director of the Center for Mental Health and Media at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, gives advice to parents on how to talk to children about the recent Colorado shooting and help them feel comfortable back in movie theaters.
Published: 06/21/2012 by Christina Elston in Child Care
A decline in the vaccination rate, coupled with a resurgence of measles abroad could spell trouble for American families who haven't had their children immunized for measles. The disease, once thought eradicated, seems to be making a comeback.