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Published: 11/02/2012 by Clare Safran-Norton, Ph.D. in Education
School backpacks can do more than carry books; they can injure your kids if not worn properly. Here's some great information and tips from a Boston physical therapist who sees plenty of patients with backpack-related injuries.
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.
While there's plenty of research on the effects of television violence on children, a new study reveals that social bullying – portrayed in many popular children's TV programs – doesn't get as much notice, but likely has similar effects.
It's called an art museum, but the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA, is so much more – illustrations, books, a hands-on art studio, a giant caterpillar-shaped book nook and more await adults and kids alike.
Published: 10/19/2012 by Deirdre Wilson in Behavior
A new national survey reveals that while voters think that parents should be educating their kids about politics, most parents really aren't doing it.
Published: 10/12/2012 by Deirdre Wilson in Health & Wellness
In spite of increased public awareness of the dangers of concussions in young athletes, a new survey finds that dads who played football and suffered a concussion when they were younger want their young kids to play tackle football.
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.