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We asked Massachusetts parents of kids with special needs about their day-to-day challenges and how they work around them to focus more on enjoying their children.
Published: 03/01/2013 by Mary Alice Cookson in Behavior
About 10 percent of children nationwide have some kind of communication disorder, including speech and language problems. Here's a look at some common speech problems and what to look for in your child.
Published: 02/25/2013 in Family Relationships
Turning into your mother? Tell us about it in our new Mother's Day Contest. You could win tickets to see a Boston Ballet performance of the ballet classic Coppélia.
Are you helping to pay for your child's college education? If so, you might want to talk with your child about your expectations. A new study reveals that some students getting their parents' financial help are slacking off academically.
The occasional couple’s spat is inevitable. But if you don’t handle it well, it can impact your whole family. Here’s how to manage conflict in a healthy way.
Published: 01/18/2013 by Steve Calechman in Child Development
A child's first birthday is a special occasion, full of parental expectations. Here, columnist Steve Calechman recounts the reality of celebrating with a 1-year-old.
Published: 01/11/2013 by Sara Solovitch in Behavior
Today's adolescents are more anxious and stressed than ever. Hovering parents, and a culture that prizes giving kids a leg up, may be to blame. Here, psychologist and author Madeline Levine talks about the problem and what to do.
Published: 01/04/2013 by Christina Elston in Family Finances
Ignoring your money, even if you have a spouse who handles the family finances, is not a good idea. Your partner may not be as adept at money management as you think. Here are five things you both need to know about your finances.
Published: 12/27/2012 by Eli H. Newberger, M.D. in Family Relationships
The HPV vaccine has been the subject of controversy and debate since its offering a few years ago. Here, pediatrician Eli Newberger, M.D., offers a medical opinion on why this vaccine is so important for girls and boys, even at ages 9-12.
Pediatricians and psychologists advise parents to continue monitoring their children's reactions in the weeks and months after the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.