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  • Six Flags New England Debuts Holiday In The Park

    Six Flags New England Debuts Holiday In The Park0

    By Melissa Shaw For the first time, The Coaster Capital of New England has turned into The Christmas Capital of New England. While the park previously closed for the season after its popular October-long Fright Fest, Six Flags New England has now extended its year, adding Holiday in the Park on select dates through Jan.

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  • December Family Movie Reviews

    December Family Movie Reviews0

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    • December 1, 2017

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi Not yet rated: Likely PG-13 In theaters: Dec. 15 OK for kids 13+ Reel Preview: 5 of 5 Reels The newest Star Wars movie picks up right after 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Rey (Daisy Ridley) is developing her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), who is

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  • Safety, Not Suggestions: The Truth Behind Toy Age Recommendations

    Safety, Not Suggestions: The Truth Behind Toy Age Recommendations0

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    • November 29, 2017

    By Kristin Morency Goldman When shopping for children, it can be tempting to buy the latest hot gadget or toy. But depending on the age of the child, that may not always be the safest choice. According to a new survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of The Toy Association, 82% of parents think

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  • Research: Playing Multiple Sports Benefits Young Athletes More Than Focusing on Just One

    Research: Playing Multiple Sports Benefits Young Athletes More Than Focusing on Just One0

    By Dr. Lynn Pantuosco-Hensch As fall sports are winding down, I am updating the color-coded family calendar that highlights the sports commitments for each of my four children. Although I coached three of my boys’ soccer teams this fall, winter and spring will be even busier as we navigate hockey, basketball, lacrosse, and baseball. We are

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  • MCAS Results Show Income, Race Continue to Affect Student Performance

    MCAS Results Show Income, Race Continue to Affect Student Performance0

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    • November 29, 2017

    By Doug Page This year’s recently released MCAS results show, with few exceptions, that children from high-income communities outperformed their less-advantaged peers, and a demographic achievement gap continues to persist. Demographically, Asian and white students performed best, according to information provided by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), which administers the test

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  • How to Stop Yelling and Start Parenting Calmly

    How to Stop Yelling and Start Parenting Calmly0

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    • November 29, 2017

    By Joan Goodchild It’s been 10 years since Hal Runkel, author and licensed family and marriage therapist, first published his book, Screamfree Parenting. While the ideas behind creating a happier, calmer household free of yelling haven’t changed, the world has — drastically. And a lot of that has to do with our dependence on devices,

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