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Published: 06/23/2011 in Family Entertainment
Massachusetts moms offer some fun and easy ideas for breathing new life into birthday parties, offering tips on everything from party themes to favors to thank-you notes.
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.
A new book by author Tom Sturges offers a refreshing and upbeat take on raising teens, and offers parents strategies for dealing with the sudden shut down in communication that inevitably occurs.
Published: 05/26/2011 in Child Development
Read advice from an expert in relationships and our readers.
Published: 05/26/2011 by Christina Elston in Health & Wellness
Despite years of warnings about the sun, tanning beds and skin cancer, Americans continue to stay outside too long without enough sunscreen, and many adolescents and adults are using tanning beds. Here's an updated look at a continuing problem.
Our annual look at pregnancy and childbirth in Massachusetts explores free-range childbirth, traditional baby names, re-purposing baby gear and the state's distinction of having the most twins and the oldest first-moms in the nation.
Published: 04/20/2011 in Family Relationships
"Relationships" is a column that explores our interactions with our kids, our spouses or partners, our parents or in-laws, and others. Here, a woman asks how to get her husband to give more inspiring holiday or birthday gifts.
Published: 04/19/2011 by Susan Flynn in Family Relationships
Seven high-profile Boston women, including Boston's school superintendent and celebrated chef Jody Adams, share the advice they remember most from their mothers.
Published: 04/19/2011 in Child Development
You may want to stop your kids from all that wild horseplay they like to engage in. But roughhousing boosts their fitness, intelligence, social skills and the bond you share with them. Learn how, along with some roughhousing moves to do together!
Not all kids like the go-to sports of football, soccer, baseball and basketball. Here's a look at four alternative sports that are great for kids – badminton, fencing, synchronized swimming and Double Dutch!