The best day to bring a toddler to a game
Here's your chance at lasting all nine innings (with the kids) at Fenway. On July 27th, the Portland Sea Dogs face the Harrisburg Senators for Futures at Fenway, an annual minor league event loaded with activities and e…
Mom Meet Mom helps local parents break the ice
There’s gotta be at least one mom in this town with whom you'd hit it off. That's the idea behind Mom Meet Mom, a social site launched earlier this month by three new Boston mothers. The model is similar to … Continued
Mo Willems gets his own space at the Eric Carle Museum
We plan to be the first in line to see Seriously Silly: A Decade of Art and Whimsy, Mo Willems' new exhibit at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, in Amherst. Get there early on opening day (June … Continued
Barefoot Books throws a bash for tiny readers
It’s pretty rare to find a book party focused specifically on babies under one year. And to find one that gets us home before naptime is a definite plus. On Saturday, June 15, from 10am to 12pm, Barefoot Books Studio … …
What Boston parents expect and pay in 2013
Nanny. That's what 94.4% of us call the woman who helps us take care of our children. Our nanny, to be more precise (say 74%). And while 61.1% of us who have nannies are working in an office full- or-part … Continued
3 kid-friendly hotel pools—no overnight stay required
--Hotel Indigo pool A day at the pool requires less packing than a trip to the beach—and there’s no sand in the car on the way home. Here are three chill spots for cooling off with a little one. (Just … Continued
Aussie animals arrive at the Stone Zoo this week
On May 25, visitors from Down Under will be moving into the Stone Zoo for a summertime Aussie Adventure. This is the only zoo in New England to host eucalyptus-munching koalas; there will also be wallabies and an aviary…
A musical parade in the Public Garden
Here's an indisputable sign that summer is really coming: on May 7, the Public Garden's beloved swan couple, Romeo and Juliet, will return from their winter home at the Franklin Park Zoo to spend the next several months…
Lovage Babyblends launches (yet another) delivery service
Seems quite a few people had the same idea at the same time: Boston needs a baby food delivery service. Lovage Babyblends is the third puree-making-and-delivering operation to set up shop in recent months. Their debut o…
Purely Pears delivers organic purees to home, office, or daycare.
The new baby food service Purely Pears (857.244.0219) makes mealtime easier by dropping off simple purees—made from local, organic produce—that keep in the fridge for up to four days. Everything's packed into recyclable…