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Free Easter Activities in Boston and Beyond

The Easter Bunny, Egg Hunts, and more are what’s to come as Easter approaches. Here's a list of fun and FREE Easter activities in Boston –and surrounding towns, over the next couple of weeks...
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Free Ticket from Red Sox Kid Nation!

As we think about opening day, you can get your mini Fenway Fan all ready for the 2017 season with their FREE membership to Red Sox Kid Nation. After joining Red Sox Kid Nation your little one will receive...
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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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When Kids Need Better Haircuts

I don't want to spend what I pay my own hair stylist, but I also don't want my kids coming home with bowl cuts or shaved heads. After much research, we've developed a list of parent-recommended places to take your children for good haircuts that are priced competitively.
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Review: Red Apple Lunch (+ Gift for our Readers!)

Admit it. You hate packing kids’ lunches. I’m *almost* positive it’s something all parents have in common; the grueling night before (or morning of) school, trying desperately to pack a lunch your kid might like/eat (nevermind the different lunches...
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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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How to Find the Elusive Babysitter

Babysitters. It's hard to find The Perfect One (you know, the one who sets the bar in your household, the one your children would choose over you) but there are some tricks and tips I can share with you...
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Looking for Free Toddler Activities This Week?

Often you need to get out of the house with your little one, especially during those long winter days. Classes are great, but who doesn't love a free drop-in activity from time to time? Here's a sample of what's coming up this month...
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Teacher Gift Ideas! (That Don’t Violate District Policy)

Every year parents debate what they should (and are allowed) to give teachers as a thank you...
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Planning a birthday party? Look no further.

Birthday parties! Whether they're turning three or thirteen, are into princesses or lasers, venue options abound here in Newton. Planning can be *quite* the process and to help in your planning, we've compiled a list of over 50 popular kids party vendors...
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When Your Child Has Lice…

I have a little secret. My eldest daughter has had lice. Twice...The first time she had it she was five...
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It’s not even Thanksgiving but…Camps!

I remember being blind-sided the first year I had to think about camps for my kids. What are your camp plans? Other moms asked while there was still three feet of snow outside my window. My open-jawed response revealed that, indeed, I had no idea. Not only that, I hadn't given summer a thought...
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