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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.
Are new or expectant parents like politicians? Boston Parents Paper humor columnist Steve Calechman explores the similarities and takes on one campaign promise that he doubts presidential candidates can keep – keeping college tuition affordable.
New research reveals that children's reasons for excluding peers from games, parties and cliques are more complicated than previously thought. The study's findings could help adults guide kids to find alternatives.
Two Boston gender experts are challenging beliefs that boys and girls learn and behave differently because of brain structure, and must therefore be taught differently. They argue that our culture creates stereotypes that lead to these differences.
Even if you have no background in classical music, it's easy to expose your kids and your family to the likes of Bach, Beethoven and Mozart. Follow these five tips from conductors and music educators.
Published: 09/20/2012 in Eating & Nutrition
Apple-picking season is here! Head out to these farms or orchards in eastern Massachusetts to pick your own baskets of this delectable fall fruit.
Published: 09/20/2012 in Family Entertainment
Navigate your way through these cool corn mazes at local farms in eastern Massachusetts. No GPS's allowed!
Ever wonder what kinds of toys or everyday objects will still be around in the year 2025? A Boston-based junk removal company put the question to 1,010 Americans nationwide and got some interesting answers.
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.