Travel is no vacation when couples clash
Opposites may attract, but that attraction can make for some very stressful moments when deciding what to do, where to go, and how to pace a trip.
7 things every kid should master
A noted Williams College psychologist argues standardized tests are useful, if they measure the abilities students really need.
Avalanche safety can’t be an afterthought
Last year, there were 35 deaths in the US alone from outdoor enthusiasts taking needless risks.
Trendspotting: More men heading to the spa
The proportion of spa-goers who are male has shot up from 31 percent less than 10 years ago to 47 percent, according to the International Spa Association.
Spat over Netanyahu’s speech doesn’t change US-Israel relations
However fraught the relationship between Netanyahu and Obama, the ties that so uniquely bind their nations remain.
‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ author opening a Plainville bookstore
Jeff Kinney will take a gamble and launch his Massachusetts retail experiment this summer.
A new waterfront revives the charms of ancient Málaga
This ancient Mediterranean city in Spain has put a graceful modern spin on a stroll by the sea.
The problem with separate toys for girls and boys
What started our obsession with assigning gender to playthings, and how can parents combat it?
Putin’s push into Ukraine is rational
The US would respond similarly if Russia turned Mexico or Canada into a political partner.
If you go Málaga
Flying from Boston to Málaga usually requires a change in New York, London, Paris, Amsterdam, or Madrid, depending on the airline.
Finding a summer camp that fits your child’s needs
Whether your kid has allergies, autism, diabetes, or any other issue, they can still have a fun, safe adventure.
Don’t sweat, the commas
The perfectionism of proofreading also shows that it’s possible to overthink anything.
Jane Swift on seafood, sangria, Sox, water views
There’s no place like home, according to the former governor, who moved from western Massachusetts to a lakeside home in Shelburne, Vt.
Parents, you’ve been doing pep talks all wrong
But don’t worry, this sports psychologist tells you how to get them right.
Grossology at the Connecticut Science Center
At the Connecticut Science Center in Hartford, visitors can explore the stinky, slimy, and often unmentionable ways the human body stays healthy in “Grossology.”
From breakfast at the Charles to an artsy deal in NYC
News, apps, deals, and gear from New England and beyond.
Hey, author Dennis Lehane misses Boston snow
As he looks toward the March 10 release of the final book in his Joe Coughlin series, “World Gone By,” the author reflects on his home.
In Rome, the cocktail needs eons
In Italy, every movement is carefully choreographed by the bartender, and it’s more about art than efficiency.
Nimmo Bay Resort: A wilderness retreat you’ll want to repeat
The remote British Columbia retreat is peerless.
Ming goddess, carved birds lead Julia auction
A Ming dynasty bronze figure of a Chinese goddess and a set of miniature shorebirds carved were the top sellers at James D. Julia’s Fine Art, Asian & Antiques Auction.