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Free Fun Fridays In Massachusetts 2014

If you have children, finding stuff for them to do can be challenging, not to mention expensive. Summer tends to be the season that most people take their vacations from work, especially if you have young children who are home for the summer, Here is a list of options that can keep your kids entertained and your wallet full.

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Obama Tells Central America: Don’t Send Kids To U.S. Border

President Obama is telling parents in Central America not to send their kids to the United States.  

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Dad’s Respond To Disney’s “Frozen” [VIDEO]

We had fun with this today, it's a video that shows a dad's frustration with the Disney movies and songs that our daughters latch on to.

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Best Summer Camp On The Southcoast For 2014

We've come a long way since Allan Sherman's "Hello mudda, hello fadda, here I am at Camp Granada!" But the one thing that has remained constant is kids love fun activities that summer camp provides, and parents can go about doing their business knowing the kids are safe and happy.

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Teens Are More Likely To Light Up If Their Parents Smoke

A recent study found that children between the ages of 12 and 17 are more likely to light up if their parents smoke too.

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Kids Using Rotary Phone Are Really Quite Funny [VIDEO]

Sure, it seems like every kid these days knows how to use a cell phone before they can even walk, but there are some simpler devices that leave them utterly perplexed.

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Is Texting Making Kids Nearsighted?

I noticed members in my own family squinting and trying to focus on the tiny print of their cell phones. Between computers, cell phones and tablets, these electronic devices may be taking a toll on both, our eyes and our kid's eyes! Optometrists are reporting that years ago, sixth graders would come in with their parents to get fitted for glasses

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Brooks Elementary School Growing Green Minds

Growing up, I attended many elementary schools around the country, but I don't recall any of them with a large garden, growing vegetables and such! But Brooks Elementary School in New Bedford is one of two schools about to cultivate edibles and young minds with the creation of school based gardens

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Soccer Passes Football In Injuries

If you asked most parents of school aged children what sport was most injurious, many would say football. But, in a new study of kids' sports injuries treated by ER doctors at Boston Children's Hospital, it turns out that soccer leads the scoring with ACL and MCL tears and breaks, according to study researcher, Hilary Levey Friedman.

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True Friendship Is Felt, Not Said Is The Video Of The Week

Whether we're talking about our loving animals or a fellow human being, nothing can take the place of true friendship, as you'll see in this video of the week that a dear friend sent to me.

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