Parenting

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In Praise of Mediocre Kids

Not every child is destined to be an Olympic athlete, a music virtuoso, or a Rhodes Scholar…why can’t we just accept that?

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How to Vanquish a Bully

Don’t let your little one become a victim.

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How to Get Your Undergrad’s Mood in Check

Four ways for parents to smooth the transition to the (semi)autonomous world.

Wellness

Eight Kids-Friendly Activities in Boston

Want healthy, happy kids? Stay on the move with these eight tot-friendly local activities.

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How We Became Me

America was built on shared experiences, not solitary enterprises. After the most divisive election in the country’s history, is there any way back to E pluribus unum again?

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Parenting in the Age of Donald Trump

White supremacy wasn’t something I thought I’d have to talk to my kids about. Then Donald Trump got elected.

Arts & Entertainment

Your Guide to February School Vacation Week 2017

For many Boston kids, February School Vacation Week is an opportunity to spend a whole nine days glued to their TVs, phones, and video games. Need […]

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Will Daycare Turn Your Kid into an Aggressive Little Monster?

If you’re wondering whether daycare might turn your kid into an aggressive little monster, you’re not alone.

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Boston Has Become a City Without Children

Who needs those pesky strollers on the T? Turns out, we all do.

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How to Live a Meaningful Life Without Religion

In January 2013, I published an article in Boston magazine called “Losing Our Religion” about raising kids without religion. The story started out small, as a […]

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The Homework Wars

It’s summertime. So maybe we can stop overloading our kids with work?

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Coddled, Not Stirred

Why are Boston’s college students so immature when it comes to drinking? Maybe it’s the way we’ve raised them.

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23 Southie Tips for Handling Your Liquor

No. 4: Don’t drink martinis.

Ice skating on Boston Common Frog Pond
Arts & Entertainment

February School Vacation Week Events Around Boston 2016

From free events in the Boston Common to the 21st Annual Bugs Bunny Film Festival, here are 19 ways to spend February vacation week with your kids. […]

Wellness

Judith Forman: I Never Stop Working Out

Judith Forman Age: 39 Occupation: Mission development officer at Combined Jewish Philanthropies. Devoted commuter. Single mom of a toddler. Passion: Fitness of all kinds. Runner […]