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Giveaway: Little Beats Dance Camp

I miss the days when my girls were little and danced around in adorable tutus, which makes me all the more excited to announce our latest giveaway: 5 free days of Little Beats Dance Camp! Read on to learn more about the camp and our free giveaway...
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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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Review: Chrisso Studio

My active, sporty 4th grader has been asking for a pixie cut for at least a year. Although I LOVED the idea of a short, no-brush hairstyle, I did not want to pay for an "adult-priced" cut...
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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 for siblings). One...
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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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