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Published: 08/26/2012 by Susan Flynn in Education
Two Boston-area programs are helping kids from immigrant families or low-income families prepare for college.
New babies mean less sleep. Here, our Pure Guesswork columnist Steve Calechman proposes some inventions he'd like to see created to help parents and their infants get more shut-eye.
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.
You might be aggravated – or amused – by your child's imaginary friends. But researchers say these "playmates" help kids sort through feelings, socialize, understand others and more. Here's how to understand the invisible pals in your child's life.
Published: 03/20/2012 by Robert Moskowitz in Child Care
When it comes to "green" living, nothing poses a bigger dilemma for environmentally-conscious parents than what type of diaper to use on your baby. Here's a dispassionate look at the diaper, in all its forms, and which type is better for the Earth.
Published: 06/23/2011 in Child Development
What to do when your mother-in-law's critical comments about your parenting are hurtful and frustrating? A local psychologist and our readers weigh in with advice.
In the latest Boston Parents Paper installment of our Pure Guesswork column, writer-dad Steve Calechman struggles with how to prevent flying objects from interrupting a stroller ride for his infant son.
Infant sign language is one of the many skills out there for new parents to learn. Here's a humorous look at whether it's necessary, from Boston Parents Paper columnist Steve Calechman.
Trying to broaden your parenting skills, or understand the way your child learns and behaves? Check out the parent education workshops, lectures and programs available this month in various Eastern Massachusetts locations.