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Today's dentists want to start seeing children for the first time before they hit age 1. Oral health is crucial to overall physical health, and finding a good "dental home" for your child and family is just as important as finding a doctor.
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.
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.
Published: 07/20/2012 by Susan Flynn, Rebecca Delaney and Michelle Xiarhos Curran in Eating & Nutrition
The Boston Parents Paper's 2012 Family Favorites, as selected by readers and evaluated by our editorial staff, include top places to dine, shop, explore and have fun across Eastern Massachusetts.
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.
Published: 07/26/2011 by Deirdre Wilson in Child Development
Each year, the Boston Parents Paper honors a person or organization committed to helping local families in need. Our 2011 Family Advocate of the Year is Boston's Room to Grow, which provides supplies and support to families of children up to age 3.