Books are more than the words inside them.“They take care of you,” said Jan Plourde, director/founder of the REAL program, which stands for reading, educational assistance and... 6 hours ago | Boston Herald
The journey to literacy starts at birth.“It’s important to read to your child from day one,” said Dr. Jean Ciborowski Fahey, director of the South Shore Hospital Reading... 6 hours ago | Boston Herald
Literacy means more than just reading books.It means talking about them, too.“There is a definite desire to discuss literature in ways that are meaningful,” said Dr. Kimberly... December 15, 2014 | Boston Herald
Q I have been doing a lot of research on different divorce and custody websites and blogs. I keep seeing lots of abbreviations, but I can’t figure out what they mean.Can you tell... December 14, 2014 | Boston Herald
Dear Dr. John,I recently adopted a middle-aged mutt, and to my surprise I learned that she had bad teeth when I took her in to my new vet for her first visit. The doctor pointed... December 14, 2014 | Boston Herald
Quote of the day:“Following all the rules leaves a completed checklist. Following your heart achieves a completed you.”― Ray DavisSometimes it's OK to break the rules.Rules are... December 12, 2014 | Boston Herald
Some of us are planners and some of us are scramblers. Either way, we could all use a little inspiration when it comes to holiday gift giving. We’ve chosen some especially tricky... December 11, 2014 | Boston Herald
Quote of the day:“Worrying is using your imagination to create something you don’t want.”-Esther HicksWorry is a magnet. It does not take away tomorrow's issues and drama but it... December 10, 2014 | Boston Herald
Day after day, Facebook captures our best and worst moments, from the birth of a new baby to heated political spats. So what got discussed the most in 2014? The Ice Bucket... December 9, 2014 | Boston Herald