Op-Ed: At What Age Should Kids Get Cell Phones?
Oct01

Op-Ed: At What Age Should Kids Get Cell Phones?

When is the right time for kids to get cell phones? This is an ongoing debate with parents. Many factors are involved, emotional as well as practical. Right now, as my oldest is beginning 5th grade, this is a hot topic with my peers.

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Finally, Middle School Resources
May13

Finally, Middle School Resources

With one of my daughters on the cusp of middle school, I was both pleased and intrigued to discover a new page of resources for this age group rolled out on the City of Newton website. This stage, when the are kids dubbed “tweens”, is a mystery to me (I suppose all the ages are until you’re in it, neck-deep!)…

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Newton Has Talent (Show)!
Mar25

Newton Has Talent (Show)!

Do you have a hidden talent, or not-so hidden? For those of you who like to perform, there is a talent show that The Rotary Club of Newton is sponsoring as part of the Festival of the Arts. It’s called Newton Has Talent, and it is for Newton residents of all ages…

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Giveaway: Senior Portrait Shoot Party!
Jan28

Giveaway: Senior Portrait Shoot Party!

Calling all rising seniors! If you or someone you know would like a free Senior Portrait photo shoot, please spread the word! Terminal 7 Studios is giving away a 2 hour photo shoot for one lucky winner and up to three friends…

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Shoot Parties: A New Concept in Senior Portraits (and for any occasion…)
Oct29

Shoot Parties: A New Concept in Senior Portraits (and for any occasion…)

Never has an age been more photographed than now, thanks to our incessant picture-taking with our phones. So it’s refreshing when an idea surfaces with a new spin on an old, but cherished, way of capturing a moment in time.

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Splash 2016! @ MIT for Grades 9-12
Oct22

Splash 2016! @ MIT for Grades 9-12

Are you a high schooler who wants to learn origami, lasers, parody song writing, knitting, harmonica, salsa dancing and much more? If so, you’re in luck…

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