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We are a free monthly publication of ideas, resources and activities for parents, caregivers and children. 14,000 copies of Parent Express are distributed around Cheshire and Windham counties. Parent Express welcomes submissions of articles, news and calendar events. Check out our Submission Terms page for guidelines, or contact our editor, Sarah Sherman.

Features

Pregnancy & Babies

Welcome to Monadnock Healthy Teeth, a public health program within Monadnock Community Hospital. Since 2003, our focus has been dental health and wellness for children and their families in the Monadnock Region.

Little Kids

Among the many concerns that bring children and their parents to our orthodontic office, thumb or finger sucking is one of the most complicated, frustrating – and rewarding – problems to grapple with. From my experience, breaking a harmful habit like thumb sucking can be even more challengin…

Big Kids & Teens

Imagine students learning to grow their own food and prepare healthy meals each day at school. That’s exactly what’s happening at the LEAF Charter School in Alstead, a tuition-free public high school that opened in September of last year.

More than 287 kindergarten-aged children and younger had the opportunity to learn to love the winter sports of skiing and snowboarding last winter by taking advantage of the free lift tickets to ski or snowboard at Living Memorial Park Snow Sports in Brattleboro. For older siblings and paren…

Family Wellness

December ushers in the beautiful season of ice and snow. This is also the season when tradition invites us to find the green in nature and bring it indoors.

Adoption is a costly process that is still inaccessible to many, leaving countless children without families

Tasty Table

Carrots: Carrots are amazing because we can eat them in so many ways – raw and crunchy or cooked and soft. We can dip them in ranch dressing for some added flavor or have them in some of our favorite yummy treats like carrot cake.

Education

What will this winter bring? Will we get a lot of snow this year or just a little?  

December ushers in the beautiful season of ice and snow. This is also the season when tradition invites us to find the green in nature and bring it indoors.

Books

Hiya, Readers!When the weather is just too cold outside, it’s easy to settle indoors lounging in front of the television or captivated by a handheld device. I’m all for an evening (or two) of yummy snacks – especially anything chocolate – a cozy blanket and a good movie. But I’m also for war…