I don’t know about you, but I love a good park playdate. The kids get to run wild and free with their friends, we all get a little fresh air and vitamin D, and I get to chat with another mama. I’ve spent a lot of time looking for parks in and near Boston that have […]
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A few weeks ago, my family took a morning trip to the beach. After two hours of prep, four missing hats, and one lost set of keys, we were off — only to get halfway down the street and realize we’d left the front door open. Not just unlocked. Wide open. Pretty typical exit for […]
The summer is in full swing, and it’s possible you’re already feeling strapped for time. There’s a ton to cram in to the handful of nice-weather months we are guaranteed here in Boston, right? I’m here to urge you to add one more trip to your list anyway. Yep… another thing to pack and unpack […]
If there is one thing all moms know, it’s how incredibly fast kids go through clothing. Whether they grow out of them in a matter of weeks due to an unfortunately timed growth spurt or ruin them at the playground on their first day of wear, we can all agree that spending a lot on […]
Finally! It’s summer! Here’s to long days at the playground, ice cream treats just because, and the great family road trip exploring New England. We try to limit our screen usage, and while I mostly love the time together as a family playing car bingo, singing, and stopping at new-to-us parks, of course we all […]
The Fourth of July is one of our favorite holidays to celebrate as a family. Here is a roundup of local family-friendly activities in your area! July 1 Acton • Family fun, concert, and fireworks • 3–10 p.m. • Behind Nara Park Ayer • Fireworks • 9 p.m. • Pirone Park Chicopee • Concert and fireworks • 6:30–10 […]
Summer is here! Ice cream adventures make for the best memories. Here’s a list of homemade ice cream shops near Boston that are sure to hit the spot! Christina’s Home Made Ice Cream (Cambridge) With unique flavor offerings like green tea, cinnamon rice pudding, and coconut Butterfinger, there is sure to be a new favorite pick […]
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!
Warm nights mean the start of a favorite annual tradition all over the city — free (or cheap) summer movies in Boston!
Summer is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking of beach days! Anyone who has taken young children to the beach knows the importance of finding a local spot that is both fun for the kids and sanity-saving for the parents. In the spirit of summer planning, here is a roundup […]