Research published this month by the Journal of Pediatrics found no relationship between autism and the increasing number of recommended vaccines. But skeptics still aren't buying it.
Even with the North End's promised new school, some Boston neighborhoods still won't have good access to Boston Public Schools: There's more work to be done.
In the family-friendly South End, the owners of the children's store, Tadpole, are thriving as a family and as business owners in one neighborhood.
In a tribute to everyday kids and teachers, Amika Kemmler-Ernst takes her camera into Boston's classrooms to make images of kids hard at work.
On the Food Network: When you’ve never had the smell of farm animals in your nostrils, a show about ranch life counts as entertainment.
This school year, Boston began providing free breakfast for all students, sometimes right in the classroom. Not starting the day hungry is just the first benefit.
“Piggy,” a daughter’s new boar-bristle hairbrush, sends my youngest running, shrieking at the thought of its real-animal, scratchy touch. I don’t dare tell her about 2009 and the swine flu….
A year after writing a major story on overparenting, Katherine Ozment talks about how she remade herself as a mom.
Why "We're No. 2!" is not a bad thing: High scores on an international science and math exam taken by eighth graders around the world show that Massachusetts students are doing better than American students as a whole.
Raw emotions surface when parenting a tween daughter who's learning how to handle the 'mean girls.'
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