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Learning to ride a bicycle is a big milestone in any child's life. Here, from a local expert, are some tips for helping to teach your son or daughter how to master their first real form of transportation.
Published: 07/20/2012 by Janine DeFao in Behavior
Feeling anxious or worried is a normal part of childhood. But some kids have trouble getting beyond that worry and develop an anxiety disorder, in which worry and fear become persistent and disruptive. Here's how to spot it and what to do.
Published: 06/23/2011 by Susan Flynn in Family Entertainment
A Boston Duck Tours driver dishes on what it's like to work for one of the city's most popular tourist attractions.
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.
Published: 07/27/2011 by Kathy Shiels Tully in Education
Summer is all about fun – but why can't it also include some learning? Bring your family to any or all of these local Massachusetts attractions and combine a lot of fun with a little history lesson!
Dr. Gene Beresin, co-director of the Center for Mental Health and Media at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, gives advice to parents on how to talk to children about the recent Colorado shooting and help them feel comfortable back in movie theaters.
Summer camps fill up early – as early as the winter months! Some advanced research and planning with your kids is in order. Check out our 2012 guide to making the most of your child's summer camp experience.
Published: 02/25/2012 by Colette Connolly in Child Development
Years after federal law began requiring that kids with special needs be taught in the least restrictive environment possible, the idea of full inclusion in the classroom still divides us. Here’s a look at whether full inclusion is working.
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.