When my twins were born, I wondered how we would ever be able to navigate life with them and my son, who was 20 months old at the time. It has been 10 months, and with a lot of trial and error we have learned how to enjoy all of our favorite activities with three […]
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Summer events and things to do in and around Boston
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 bites to broken arms. In the time that has passed since that class, I’ve often wondered […]
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 in Boston. Our youngest daughter will be with me full time, as usual, and our older […]
It’s that time! Summer time! We’ve got a great list to keep you busy every day and night! What’s on your “must do” list for this Boston summer?
It’s time to beat the heat! We’ve rounded up some great local spots for water play. Here are our favorite Boston splash pads and pools!
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 month left in the school year. I’m dreading having the kids home all summer.” Other moms […]
Summer is rounding the corner, and with that comes all the delicious summer food and events. Here is a roundup of local food festivals for the Boston foodie! June European Food Festival (Boston) June 1 Join the Belgian Honorary Consulate for this popular professional networking event featuring food, beer, wine, and spirits from Germany, France, […]
The winter snow is long gone, the buds are on the trees, the tulips are popping up, and my kids and I spotted our favorite white butterfly (or a version of it) in our backyard today. That can mean just one thing: Summer is almost here! Once school ends and official summer begins, a whirlwind […]
One thing I love about living in New England is the possibility of visiting new states in just a matter of hours. Growing up in Houston, I was two hours from the Louisiana border and six hours from Oklahoma. There are even points in Texas where you could drive for 20 hours and never leave the […]
This guide to Boston-area camps will provide the insight you need to plan a fun and stress-free summer.