Star-spangled slime is easy to make and provides hours of ooey-gooey fun! Boston Moms Project Manager Deanna Greenstein and her daughter had a wonderfully sticky time making this patriotic slime! Supplies: Clear glue Liquid starch Blue and red food coloring ...
If you're a kid, nothing says fun like roller coasters, bumper cars, water slides, and carousels. And Boston's amusement parks have it all! These 10 family-friendly parks are all less than two hours from Boston — perfect for a...
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...
Summer, summer, summer! It's the most wonderful time of the year and it's time for a Summer bucket list! The weather is perfect, the days are long, and it is time to slow down and enjoy the endless possibilities of...
Do you want to be the fun mom who packs the summer with adventures and goals? Do you have lots of great ideas but find yourself lacking motivation when our Boston summer finally rolls around? Does a summer bucket...
I'm calling summer 2017 the "Summer of the Great Experiment." The girls and I are heading up to sleepy midcoast Maine for the full 10 weeks, and my husband is splitting his time between our cottage there and our home...
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...
The Boston Moms Neighborhood Firework Find starts NOW! Much like the “bear hunts,” “rainbow walks,” and “egg hunts” we saw earlier this spring, the Neighborhood Firework Find allows us to SEE “fireworks” — even without our typical town displays! Print...
All winter long, the "dreaming of summer" posts pop up on Facebook, and as spring approaches everyone talks about how thrilled they are that summer is coming. But when you're a routine-loving, fall/winter mom like I am, summer can...
When I think back on summers as a kid, I remember lazy days by the pool, concerts in the park behind my grandparents' house, jars of fireflies with carefully punctured lids. Time was unstructured and seemed to move slower than the rush of the school year. As a mom, this is how I want my son to experience summer. And yet, lately it seems like every news story or social media post about summer is filled with terrifying warnings about ticks, sun poisoning, dehydration, drowning... the list goes on and on. It is almost enough to make me want to hunker down in our apartment all summer (with the air conditioner on, of course).
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Boston’s Best Cupcakes! 10 Boston-Area Bakeries to Visit

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Whether you are looking for a delicious birthday party element or simply to satisfy your sweet tooth, cupcakes are always the answer! Finding an amazing cupcake in the Boston area is not difficult — if you know where to look. Here are a few of the decadent options Boston has to offer.