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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!
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.
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.
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.
About 100 people, including children, die of allergic reactions in the U.S. each year, and epinephrine is amazingly effective in preventing this. The EpiPen is easy to use – learn how so that you too can prevent food allergy deaths.
Published: 01/21/2012 by Penny Schwartz in Education
Ezra Jack Keats' The Snowy Day debuted 50 years ago and changed children's literature forever. It was the first time an African American child was depicted in a children's picture book. Here's a closer look at this classic.
Published: 05/26/2011 in Child Development
Our 2011 National Parenting Publications Awards for Parenting Resources feature books, gear, web sites and more to make your parenting lives easier. Here, we list the 20 gold-winning products. For all of this year's winners, visit NAPPAawards.com.
Published: 09/20/2011 in Hot Topics
The start of a new school year has many parents on the lookout for the latest illnesses swirling around the classroom. Here are six common, infectious illnesses to watch for, along with tips on how your child can avoid catching or spreading them.