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Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains unveiled the council’s new STEM On-The-Go van on Oct. 19 at the G.I.R.L. Expo — an initiative begun more than a year ago as a way to bring state-of-the-art technical education to girls across New Hampshire and Vermont.
I know, I know – you’re probably not ready to hear about back-to-school and afterschool plans and fall sports. Me neither.
Pregnancy & Babies
Jenny MacKay was six hours into labor when the pain became unbearable. She had been in labor since around 6 p.m. that day, but midnight rolled around, and the pain was getting worse.
As a mother of two young boys, I am all too familiar with the feeling of hurtling from one end of the day to the other with seemingly no time to take a breath. From endless diaper changes, constant feeding time at the zoo, to tidying the continual mess, listening to the infinite chatter of m…
Big Kids & Teens
My grandmother once brought an abandoned robin’s nest into her public-school elementary class and had her students slowly take it apart. Then she asked them to try to put it back together again, as best they could.
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…
As parents, each of us is constantly seeking out the best information and opportunities for our children.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that dental decay is the most prevalent infectious disease in our nation’s children, and a recent study by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dental found that dental decay is five times more common than asthma and seven times …
Mostly everyone has soreness or tightness in the jaw from time to time. Usually, these symptoms go away within a few days and are not cause for alarm.
On Saturday, Feb. 29, the Montshire Museum of Science will open the doors to Wonder Woods, a new exhibition space specially designed to ignite the curiosity and support the development of the Museum’s youngest visitors — children ages 5 and under. Wonder Woods offers science learning experie…
For more than 40 years, The Greenwood School has been a haven for students with language-based learning differences. We believe that students with learning differences have inherent potential, which is maximized in a small school setting. With a student body of 50-55 students, educators are …