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Boston Parents Paper's 2012 Mother's Day Contest honors three local moms who've dealt with some of life's hardships in an upbeat, tireless way – all the while remaining dedicated and committed to their children and families.
Published: 07/27/2011 by Susan Flynn in Family Relationships
Many parents believe the best way to bond with their kids is to spend time with them one-on-one. Jeff Siegel took his son to sports venues nationwide and then wrote a book about how you can take similar trips to explore your child's interests.
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: 12/22/2011 by Susan Flynn in Family Relationships
For an increasing number of parents, caring for family means caring for your kids and your parents. A psychologist and author offers ideas on balancing your life and handling the dynamics that come with caring for extended family.
Published: 09/24/2011 in Adoption
Need a shoulder to lean on? A helping hand? Check out the numerous support groups and organizations available to parents, kids and whole families in Eastern Massachusetts.
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.
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.
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.