The current craze for kids—Rainbow Loom bands—has been surprising parents and child development experts. In a market glutted with crafts marketed to girls, loom bands are the rare gender-neutral hobby that appeals to boys, too.
Is your little one looking for more than just a picture with Santa? How about a whole meal with jolly old Saint Nick? Here are a few chances for the whole family to get up close and personal with Santa himself over a meal and a mug of hot chocolate.
‘Tis the season for all kinds of fun! We’ve rounded up dozens of ways for you to keep the days merry and bright, from light displays and festive tree celebrations, to arts and crafts, to concerts and performances, and more.
Are you looking to plan a cookie decorating party with the kids this year, but you fear it’s all too complicated? It doesn’t have to be. Get tips for making your party easy and fun.
We hear your Elf on the Shelf is back. Boston.com Moms brings you 20 ideas from our readers for how to keep your elf occupied and your kids entertained this month. Warning: Shenanigans aplenty to follow.
Need a night out without the kids? Fortunately, there are places around Boston that will let you drop off your kids (and they’ll entertain them to boot!) while you get some much needed—and much deserved—R&R.
Remembering the plot of a short story is no longer good enough in teacher Amy Lawson's fifth-grade classroom.
Do you have an Elf on the Shelf visiting your home this holiday season? Can you find Elfie from Boston in this photo? Show us where your Elf is hanging out!
You spent all that time braving the crowds at the mall and standing in line at Santa’s Workshop for your photo with Santa. We’d like too see the results! This is Christian and Lindalee of Cambridge.
While thousands of kids may be just fine sitting on Santa’s lap every Christmas season, many are not. They cry, scream, or try to escape. Kirsten from Brighton sent us this photo of her little Santa-phobe. Share your photo!
Pregnant? Congratulations! Please share a photo of your baby bump with us! Shamby sent us this photo of her belly at 38 weeks.
Meet Sharon Reilly, who blogs at ‘ViolaCay.” The local mom, who used to work for the CIA, shared a post with our readers about her son’s nut allergy called “I could’ve killed my boy today.”
Making your toy list and checking it twice before heading out to the mall or settling in to shop online? Chris Byrne, content director for timetoplaymag.com, shares the season’s hottest toys.
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Photo Source: Ellie KriegerIf the drop in temperature outside causes you to switch from a cold breakfast cereal to a hot one, you may end......
The holidays are a special time. We happen to celebrate Christmas but whether you share our holiday or celebrate Chanukah, Kwanzaa, or otherwise, the goal...
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