I've just started a new job. (Yay!) It's part time, which leaves me a little flexibility to do the daily drop offs and pick ups — part and parcel of modern parenthood — but I'm in the office for about three...
Obstacle courses are great fun for kids of all ages, and they can be made out of just about anything you have around the house!   Boston Moms contributor Sarah Casimiro used things she already had in her backyard to create...
When your child begins to mutter, “Mom, I’m bored!” you'll know it's time to check out these free (or cheap) things to do in MetroWest Boston this summer.
I was a Girl Scout growing up, and I feel fortunate to this day to have camped in a treehouse, cabin, tent, teepee — and a shower stall. It's probably one of my earliest camping memories: At a Girl...
This was all supposed to be fun. Where did we go wrong? It was a perfect beach day on paper. We planned our beach trip around the coolest time on the hottest day. We scheduled our drive to avert nap disaster and beach traffic. Despite our best efforts, we somehow committed a parenting failure. 
Mayor's Movie Nights Mayor's Movie Nights are a part of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s ParkARTS program and will give residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy popular films under the night skies in city parks in August and...
Boston Moms Blog recently shared an article on Facebook that hit home with me. I, too, had a heart-stopping moment with my daughter around water. It happened on one of the last warm-ish days of last autumn. My dad took my then...
This classic pasta salad recipe will become your go-to for any summer celebration! Ingredients:   8 oz dry elbow macaroni 1 cup mayonnaise 2 Tbsp. vinegar 1 tsp. sugar 1 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper 1 cup thinly sliced celery 1 cup chopped green or red bell...
Every year around this time, I start getting antsy. I start to realize the summer I have been waiting for is already halfway over.
As busy moms ourselves, we know that finding summer camps in and around Boston is often high on your to-do list! We are so fortunate to live in an area where camp options abound. But how do you decide...
Our family loves eeking every last moment of the summer. And having a few more adventures and experiences to look forward to seems to help the transition for our little one back into the rhythms of school. Many kids can experience the September slump and become more anxious or struggle with behavior as they come to terms with the idea that summer is really over. And, to be honest, as a family of teachers, we sometimes feel the same way!
Welcome to summer vacation! The weather is gorgeous, the schedules are light, and the fun is out there waiting!  Need some ideas to get out and explore? Boston Moms has compiled a few of our favorite events happening around Greater...
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Greater Boston Bowling Alleys

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