A group of moms hurried in to preschool pickup, many of us lugging younger siblings, scaling the stairs to the classroom with careful hurry. One mother turned toward the group and said, "I can't believe there's only one more...
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.
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...
Before becoming a parent, I thought I understood cabin fever. And, sure, after a few days inside I might get antsy, but I still relished slow days curled up with coffee and binge watching Netflix. As a parent, cabin...
My son has been camping regularly since he was 3 months old. Our list of must haves has changed over the years as he's moved from baby to toddler to preschooler. (We no longer have to bring diapers, thank...
Firework fruit kabobs are a fun spin on the fruit salad you're making this summer anyway! Materials: Kabob sticks and fruit of all types! Cut a piece of melon in a triangle shape. This will act as the "tip" of your...
I love summer! I love how the weather is warmer, the traffic is lighter, and everyone just seems happier. I love how many things there are to do and places to see — not just in Boston, but venturing...
Drive-in movies are the perfect summer experience! Pop open the hatch and sit in the trunk, or grab some blankets and lawn chairs and set up right at the bumper to watch your favorite flicks on the big screen,...
Earlier this year, we experienced our first medical emergency when my 4-year-old busted his lip and chin open and needed to get four stitches. I took a first-aid course two years ago, which covered everything from head injuries to tick...
At the end of every school year, I find myself slightly overwhelmed by the thought of having my children home for three straight months. A few years ago, a wise friend gave me the idea of making a summer...
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...
This easy Fourth of July craft is perfect for little hands that aren’t quite ready for more elaborate crafting, and it's also an awesome occupational therapy activity! It’s easily modified for sensory-sensitive kiddos who don’t like to get their...
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