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Go Sox! A few tips on taking the kids to Fenway Park

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The Red Sox may be Boston’s most enduring and most beloved institution, and a local kid’s first pilgrimage to Fenway Park is an important initiation rite that they’ll remember fondly for many years to come. In a FenwayNation.com post, a fan writes, “Fifty-eight years ago today (July 8, 1956), my Dad took me to my first Red Sox game at ... Read More »

Bellies, Babies & Brunch: Learn all about baby gear the fun way!

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Having a baby, soon? Want to learn all about baby gear, prepping for the hospital, and more? At our Bellies, Babies & Brunch event, you can get a crash-course in important info for the expectant, while enjoying an absolutely sumptuous brunch and getting to know other parents-to-be. And you leave with a gift bag, too! Here’s how B,B&B works: Your ... Read More »

South Shore, here we come (again)

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Last February, we closed our Hingham store. It was a very hard decision, and at the time we vowed to return to the South Shore as soon as possible. In the months that followed, we spent a lot of time driving around Route 3 and looking for a new home. A few months ago, we found it. But by then, ... Read More »

Goodbye, Isis

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It will be 12 years ago this April that I became a mother for the first time. Like so many new moms, I knew so little. When a friend discovered a New Mothers Group that met in the basement of someone’s home in West Roxbury, I didn’t hesitate to sign up. I was tired, scared and overwhelmed. Any support was ... Read More »

Meet the multitalented Vanessa Trien – win four tickets to her show!

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Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys are returning by popular demand to the Coolidge Corner Theatre for their annual family band show! Known for their interactive, get-up-and-dance shows, this Boston-based band is not to be missed! Come join Vanessa, Julie, Adam, Dave and Paul as they present fan-favorite songs along with new songs including “Magic Wand” and “Home.” Be a ... Read More »

Learn about starting solids at Magic Beans Brookline, July 18

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It can be tough for busy parents to purchase and prepare the best foods for their kids, and Danielle Shea Tan of Healthy Mamas for Happy Families knows from experience how the time crunch can cost the whole family health-wise: “Growing up, I lived on lean cuisine, frosted mini wheats and pizza. My parents worked their tails off while managing ... Read More »