Wednesday , 23 April 2014

Top Picks Via Boston Central: April 22 – April 28

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Annual Boston College Arts Festival  Come explore exhibitions and demonstrations in photography, ceramics, painting, and drawing. Enjoy performances from Shakespeare to contemporary theater, as well as ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, Irish dance, swing dance, and much more. 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill. Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 - Saturday, Apr 26, 2014 Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup Join more than 3,000 volunteers ... Read More »

LEGO Juniors: A grown-up LEGO superfan weighs in

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Jesse Lyons, our marketing whiz, is the guy to talk to when it comes to LEGOs: he hasn’t stopped collecting them since he was a kid, and he knows what makes LEGO-loving kids tick. Here’s his take on the new LEGO Juniors series. Take it away, Jesse! It’s not just your imagination, LEGO sets have gotten drastically more complex since ... Read More »

Maclaren introduces the ultra-light Mark II

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Here in New England, it’s still chilly most days, but the signs of spring are peeping through. The first daffodils, irises, and tulips sprouts are cautiously nosing their way out of the earth; fluffed-up robins are browsing the local lawns; and adorable tykes are venturing out on the city sidewalks with their scooters and tricycles. And while the whole beautiful ... Read More »

Top Picks Via Boston Central: April 16 – April 21

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The Boston Marathon The Boston Marathon is one of the city’s biggest events of the year, featuring 25,000 elite runners from around the world competing in a route made difficult by rolling terrain and features such as “Heartbreak Hill.” Throughout Boston. Monday, Apr 21, 2014 Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt A free community event hosted in honor and celebration of ... Read More »

Paleo Passover is easy… and delicious!

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Have you been wondering about the Paleo diet (and, perhaps, how to get your kids on board)? Sheri, the co-owner of Magic Beans, shared a bit about her family’s Paleo diet on Kveller, and some links to fantastic recipes that are perfect for Passover. A few Paleo basics: The Paleo diet means avoiding grains, legumes, soy, dairy, or refined sugar. ... Read More »

Fairfield Grand Opening Spotlight: Zoli

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There’s a lot of advice out there on proper foods and beverages for your child: breast milk and formula, organic fruits and veggies, the proper nutritional balance of vitamins and minerals and protein and fiber, avoiding allergens, persuading (or perhaps tricking) picky eaters, and so on. Then there’s also the advice on what NOT to feed your child, especially the ... Read More »

Top Picks Via Boston Central: April 8 – April 15

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Dear Boston Exhibit To mark the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, a selection of items from the memorial collection will be displayed in one of Boston’s most important civic buildings so visitors can once again experience the outpouring of human compassion that they represent. Central Library, 700 Boylston Street, Boston. Monday April 7 – Sunday May 11, 2014 ... Read More »

Scoot safely: Fitting your child’s sports helmet

Kickboard Scooters are flying out of our stores (check out these great sale prices!), and where there are scooters, there should be helmets. Whether your child is scooting or skating, skiing or biking, it’s so easy to provide excellent protection and peace of mind with a good helmet, and we’ve got a great selection of adorable designs from Nutcase. One ... Read More »