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Training Our Kids for the Next School Shooter

Whether you know it or not, every school in Massachusetts is preparing children for an attack.

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Arts & Entertainment

What to Do During Winter Vacation Week

—Celebrations at the Museum of Fine Arts— The MFA is offering a variety of programs and art-making activities. Festive Food Walk Love food? Take a […]

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The Obsessive Parents’ Guide to Preschool

A step-by-step guide to finding the perfect fit for your little one.

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Our Kids Don’t Belong in School

Is homeschooling the new model for creating elite kids?

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Spoiled Rotten

We’re lavishing our kids with unwarranted praise, trying to be their BFFs instead of their parents, and giving them anything they ask for. Where have we gone wrong?

Wellness

Baby Buzz

Why are Boston tots drinking so much coffee?

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Big Mother

A wave of new technology now lets you oversee your kids’ ­every move. Which raises the question: Do you really want to oversee your kids’ every move?

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The Big Chill

Are egg-freezing parties the new way to have it all, or simply more biological-clock fear-mongering?

Arts & Entertainment

April School Vacation Week Events in Boston

Shake off that residual cabin fever, kids. There are plenty of things to do this week, indoors and out, rain or shine: Cambridge Science Festival […]

Arts & Entertainment

Presidents Day and School Vacation Week Events in Boston

— Museums — MFA In addition to checking out the MFA’s exhibits, the museum will host special School Vacation Week programming including a performance, stories, […]

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Would You Let This Boy Play Football?

With all the news about concussions and football, I assumed I’d never let my kids play. But when they finally asked, saying no was harder than I’d thought.

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This Guy Got 200,000 Women Knocked Up*

*Paris Wallace claims that his Boston-based startup Ovuline has helped thousands of women conceive with the help of its fertility app. And I want to be next.

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Mother of Merci

After her father was murdered, Nixia came to Boston from Honduras in search of a better life for her children. But she had to leave one of them behind.

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Mothers Know Best: Advice from Boston Celebrities’ Moms

In honor of Mother’s Day, we asked notable Bostonians and their moms to share the best piece of wisdom they ever received or gave.

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The Terrifyingly Nasty, Backstabbing, and Altogether Miserable World of the Suburban Mom

The terrifyingly nasty, backstabbing, and altogether miserable world of suburban motherhood.