A family festival that has nothing to do with Halloween
At the Boston Book Festival in Copley Square this Saturday (October 25), families will be treated to tons of free stuff for readers-in-training. Most of the tot action happens at the Character Connection tent, right on …
Adorable mealtime bibs from our favorite local shops
Bibs should be cute, yes. But once babies are elbow deep in purees, it's the easy-to-clean factor that matters most. Here are a few that fit the bill. Tiny Hanger stocks Magnificent Baby's reversible cotton elephant-pri…
A pop-up orchard comes to Back Bay
There may not be a hay ride in the offering, but the Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common is hosting a pop-up apple orchard in its lobby every Saturday from 12pm to 4pm throughout October—and it’s set up specifically for the lit…
Meet the zoo's newest arrival
Gorgeous fall weather is reason enough to visit the Franklin Park Zoo. But now that there's a new baby ocelot in residence, we're so there. Head to the Tropical Forest area to catch a peek at Maya, the adorable and … Co…
Laurie Berkner to play the Citi Center
Seventy-five minutes of Laurie Berkner sounds like Rock Out Heaven for toddlers. The hugely popular children’s musician will churn out favorites like We Are the Dinosaurs and Bumblebee (Buzz Buzz) when she passes throug…
Mother Juice offers healthy snacks, too
We remember when juice was a noun, not a lifestyle. But for now, juicing is having its moment. And Mother Juice wants a piece of the action. The local food truck fave is opening its first stand-alone shop in Kendall Squ…
Little Lovage Club gets fresh digs
Little Lovage Club is all grown up. The class and party venue for babies has moved out of its borrowed space at Coco Baby into its own digs in the South End. With twice as much room and lovely hardwood floors, … Continu…
Snap Top Market introduces kid-friendly carryout
We're grateful for the fab mix of healthy grocery options at Snap Top Market. And now that they’ve launched an equally healthy takeout menu, we’re (nearly) done with cooking altogether. Pick up toddler-friendly eats lik…
Local parks broadcast Red Sox games
It's kind of depressing to watch a Sox game at home on a gorgeous day. And bringing the baby to a bar isn't exactly cool, either. But we do like the idea of Out of the Park, a new program … Continued
Spend Mother’s Day at the Arboretum
It's kind of poetic that the Arnold Arboretum's annual lilac festival falls on Mother’s Day this year. The blooms are seriously incredible, but there's plenty for tots to do—card-making, temporary tattoos—besides smelli…