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Published: 02/25/2012 by Ellen Lee in Education
A growing number of free tutoring services are popping up online for kids, making the process of getting help with tough subjects like math or science more convenient. Here's a look at some of the sites and some local in-person tutoring services.
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: 09/28/2012 by Elizabeth White in Education
You might want to think twice about pulling your kids out of school for a family vacation. Educators are strongly discouraging it, citing class time that's hard to make up and the burden placed on teachers asked for makeup work.
Published: 03/01/2013 in Eating & Nutrition
A recent study finds that most of the food ads in national parenting and family magazines are for products that really aren't that nutritious and could lead to unhealthy weight gain.
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.
Published: 11/25/2012 by Katherine Wood in Family Relationships
Maintaining close ties between children and their grandparents or other relatives is important, especially at a time when extended families often don't live near each other. Here are some neat ways to stay in touch and keep the family bond strong.
Looking for ways that you – and even your whole family – can help others? There are dozens of volunteer opportunities across Eastern Massachusetts. Take a look at our ever-growing list!
Published: 05/13/2013 in Education
Eric Kimmel is the award-winning author of more than 50 books, including Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins. In this interview with the PJ Library in western Massachusetts, Kimmel talks about writing, getting kids to read and the future of books.