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Published: 08/26/2012 by Susan Flynn in Education
Two Boston-area programs are helping kids from immigrant families or low-income families prepare for college.
Published: 06/23/2011 by Carol Band in Behavior
Longtime humor columnist Carol Band has penned her last "A Household Word" column for the Boston Parents Paper. As she prepares to move on to new stages in her life, read her take on parenting "lasts" and why they're much trickier than "firsts.
Published: 06/21/2012 by Steve Calechman in Family Entertainment
Home birthday parties require games and activities to keep your party guests happy and engaged. Here, from some experts in the field of keeping kids busy – camp directors – are some great new ideas for games, art activities and even quieter pursuits.
Boston Parents Paper takes a closer look at the hospital Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU), where doctors, nurses and other caring staff provide life-saving care for newborns in medical distress and extraordinary support for their families.
Every fall parents drop children off at college and some return home to an empty house and a spouse they don't know anymore. Experts say that's why it's critical to make time for your marriage while the kids are young, as hard as it may seem.
Published: 10/29/2011 in Child Development
If parents are supportive, it's do-able -- and perfectly healthy -- for children to become vegetarians. Reed Mangels, R.D., Ph.D., and a consultant for the Vegetarian Resource Group, shares some tips for adopting a vegetarian diet.
Allergies affect about 50 million adults and children in this country. Here's a look at how allergies affect the body, tests to pinpoint an allergy and the kinds of treatment to expect if your child has an allergy.