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What’s Sprouting in Boston: Jan 31-Feb 6

Your weekly curated guide to activities in and around Boston. Saturday, February 5 Snow Festival You may as well embrace the snow since we have so much! Bring your sleds, snowshoes, and/or skis. Track animal prints with Boston Nature Center teachers, build snowmen and then go inside for hot chocolate and board games.¬†Golf Clubhouse, Franklin Park Golf Course, 1 Circuit ... Read More »

2011 BOB Revolution SE has arrived

You just don’t mess with success. This was the first thing I thought when I saw a sample of the newly redesigned BOB Revolution stroller more than a year ago. Sure, there’s always room for improvement, but they had such a good thing going. The Revolution stroller has been a rock-solid performer and a parent-favorite for years. Why tinker with ... Read More »

National Get Organized Month

Every January, many people resolve to be more organized in the coming year. So it’s no surprise that January is National Get Organized (GO) Month. By now, January is almost over and in case you’re still trying to get some traction with organization, we have some great tips to keep you on track this year. Getting overwhelmed is usually part ... Read More »

Bedtime Stories Pajama Party – You could win!

We have a winner – Freya H. of Newton, MA will be staying overnight – thanks for all of your amazing comments. We hope you have a blast supporting ReadBoston. Last year Hotel Commonwealth, in Kenmore Square,¬†hosted a storytelling and pajama party for families in Boston and it was a huge success. This year they’re doing it again to help ... Read More »

What’s Sprouting this week: Jan 24-30

Your weekly curated guide to activities in and around Boston. Friday, January 28-February 27 The Secret Garden This popular story, based on the book by Frances Hodgson Burnett, is about a young girl who has to move to the house of her absentee uncle. Exploring, she finds a long-locked garden and uncovers a family secret. Wheelock Family Theatre founders Susan ... Read More »

UPPAbaby Vista Travel Bag: padding + peace of mind

The new UPPAbaby Vista Travel Bag has just arrived, and while it’s a handy way to transport your stroller during travel, it doubles as an insurance policy. UPPAbaby is so confident their travel bag will protect your UPPAbaby Vista stroller, they’ll cover any damage that occurs while the stroller is in the bag. The travel bag itself is very nicely ... Read More »

phil&teds recalls Sport V2 and Classic V1 buggies

This week, phil&teds announced a voluntary recall-to-repair of their Sport V2 and Classic V1 strollers. The hinges can pose an amputation and laceration hazard if fingertips are inserted while the stroller is folding or unfolding. The phrase “amputation hazard” is chilling, but if you can just keep your fingers away from the stroller’s hinges during opening and closing, you’ll be ... Read More »

Hot cocoa for the whole family

Here in Boston, the snow days have been coming fast and furious. With each one, the kids bundle up and shuffle off into the backyard to revel in the white stuff. When they get cold, they come back inside, peel off their wet clothing and ask for hot cocoa. There are a lot of ways to make hot cocoa (and, ... Read More »

What’s Sprouting this week: Jan 18-23

Your weekly curated guide to activities in and around Boston. January 18-23 Saturday & Sunday, January 22 & 23 The Wizard of Oz Not that many of you had the opportunity to see this 1939 iconic film on the big screen and it’s a pretty good guess your children never have, so don’t pass up this opportunity to see Dorothy ... Read More »

Warm Wordless Wednesday

I’m getting really tired of all the snow, but we actually missed last week’s big storm – we were on vacation. Hopefully you can feel the late-afternoon sunshine in this shot of Zev, frolicking in the pool. Read More »