Category: Boston Globe

Child-free vacations need a plan

Boston Globe (subscription required) Donna Pincus, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders The first time Daniela Corte and her husband vacationed without their children was a 24-hour getaway to The Mark Hotel in New York 10 years ago… Expert quote: “As much as parents can feel guilt, they also have […]

Artsy app maps out Greater Boston green spaces

Boston Globe (subscription required) Dana Clancy, College of Fine Arts After learning about an app that maps all Greater Boston’s green spaces, artist Dana Clancy of Milton made a point of visiting a park every day… Expert quote: “The oak trees just define the Emerald Necklace. You’re sharing the fact that you saw nature and […]

New CoachUp survey says parents push young athletes too hard

Boston Globe (subscription required) Amy Baltzell, School of Education When Patriots quarterback Tom Brady opened up recently about his feelings on youth sports and overly aggressive parents, and said “competition feels like it starts so early for these kids,” it turns out he was onto something… Expert quote: “The pressure on young athletes to play […]