As I watched my 2-year-old scamper around the Christmas tree farm, intent on picking out the perfect tree, I began to realize how much the magic of the holiday season has come alive for my children this year. Moments later, I...
On Friday, November 4, hundreds of Boston-area moms came out to five area Costcos to shop and enjoy breakfast and delicious samples — and some moms even took home swag bags packed with goodies! Costco Mom Hour was a great...
For 364 days a year, Brockton, Massachusetts, is known as the City of Champions. On the last Saturday in November, though, Brockton transforms into a far more magical place — USA Christmas Town awaits! James Edgar, a Brockton department store...
Love the spookiness of Halloween but not into the "jump out and scare you with a chainsaw" aspect of haunted houses? A ghost tour is right up your (dark and scary) alley! Typically based on history, these walking (or trolley riding!) tours bring you right to the site of true life hauntings! And what is more creepy than that? Check out one of these haunted tours in Boston this Halloween season!
Before we cuddle up and watch “The Polar Express,” the kids search through the house to find the hidden elves. Our elves aren’t your standard “Elf on the Shelf” — no, ours are hand-painted glass figurines passed down from my husband’s Nana and Grandpa, to his mother, to him. They're in sleeping position because they travel every night to report back to Santa. If you touch them, they “turn to glass.”
We're missing our typical Fourth of July celebrations this year, especially our beloved local parades! If you're missing parades, too, we encourage you to make your own! Round up the neighbors! We're having a BICYCLE PARADE! Materials: Streamers, stickers, ribbon, lights, pinwheels...
Valentine's Day is especially fun when you're a mom. There's something wonderful about heart-shaped everything. My 4-year-old has even begun to plan our menu for the day, starting with heart-shaped pancakes for breakfast. What's not to love about love? And...
Fall in New England — there's really nothing like it. With the leaves changing colors, the crispness in the air, cute fall clothes (break out those booties, mama!), and apple cider doughnuts, it's time to get out and explore...
All this love on Facebook and Instagram leading up to Valentine's Day has me reminiscing on the early days of my marriage. Back when we were young and wild and free. Oh my gosh it was the worst. It was September of...
Hey, mama. Yes, you! We know how magical this time of year is. But twinkling lights and holiday cheer aside, this time of year is also exhausting. Whether you are hosting or bringing your family along for holiday visits,...
On the day after Thanksgiving, we put up our holiday decorations. A wreath made of colored balls in the shape of a peace sign goes on our front door. We put our menorah on our dining room table, and...
Welcome to the holiday season! Boston Moms Blog has you covered when it comes to fantastic shopping events this winter with our Boston holiday events guide!
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Where to Find Santa in Greater Boston

Are you ho-ho-hoping to meet the Big Guy this year but aren't sure where to go? Boston Moms can help! Check out our list...