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Cavalia’s Odysseo Review: A Must See, Magical Night to Remember

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My three year old son and I were fortunate enough to attend the opening night of Cavalia’s Odysseo this week in Somerville, MA, and it was certainly a night that neither of us will ever forget. It was a stunning display of beauty, horsemanship, acrobatics, music, and nature all rolled into a spectacle that undoubtedly […]

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Take a Ride on Thomas the Tank Engine at Edaville USA!

New England Mama

My almost three year old son has really enjoyed the Thomas the Tank Engine books and the occasional TV episode for the past year or so. He loves all of the different characters and the lessons that they learn at the end of each book or TV episode. We live fairly close to Edaville, a […]

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Boston Summer Fun with Boston Harbor Line Sailing Cruises

New England Mama

There are so many wonderful things to do in Boston during the summer time, but one of the things we are looking forward to most is taking our family on a Boston day sail. Boston Harbor is so idyllic, and I can’t wait for the kids to experience it from a new perspective. Big Brother […]

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The Drool Baby Expo is coming to Boston! Win tickets!

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If you’re a new parent, an expecting mama, or simply shopping for a loved one, this is an event not to be missed!

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Wordless Wednesday: A Day Back in Our City Never Felt Better #Linky

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We were so excited to be back in the city after the Boston Marathon tragedies last week. It has really never felt better to be there! Link up your posts!

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Wordless Wednesday: Family Firsts {Linky}

New England Mama

It’s only been spring for a few weeks, but we’re already experiencing so many wonderful firsts as a family: Although we regularly visit The Discovery Museums, this was the first time Little Sister fully experienced it rather than napping in the Ergo. She was a huge fan! Here we are watching the Big Apple Circus […]

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Smoothies on the Moo-ve: A Stonyfield Organic Giveaway! {3/16; $25; US}

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Win coupons for (4) FREE 6-packs of YoKids Smoothies and (1) deck of “52 Fun Things to do in the Car” cards!

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Wordless Wednesday: Family Fun in the Berkshires (LINKY)

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A peek at our long weekend in the Berkshires!

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Wordless Wednesday: A weekend without plans… (LINKY)

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A weekend without plans is usually a non-existent concept for our family, but we didn’t have a single thing on the calendar this past weekend since we thought Baby #2 would have arrived by then. We discovered that a weekend without plans can turn out to be very exciting. Here are a few of our […]

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Win a Children’s Book of Your Choice from Barefoot Books Plus My Toddler’s Favorite New Books! {5/7; U.S. & CAN}

Natural Parenting

I was so happy when Barefoot Books reached out to me about a book review and giveaway because 22 month old Baby and I had been loving the Barefoot Books we had taken out from the library. We were especially loving We All Go Traveling By – one of their many books that are accompanied […]

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5 Ways to Pass Down Environmental Values to Your Children

Green & Healthy Living

******* Welcome to the Earth Day Blog Carnival This post is part of the 2012 Earth Day Blog Carnival hosted by Child of the Nature Isle and Monkey Butt Junction. Each participant has shared their practices and insights of earth friendly, environmentally conscious, eco-living. This carnival is our way to share positive information and inspiration […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Harvard Museum of Natural History Family Fun (LINKY)

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Link up your Wordless Wednesday post below!

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Wordless Wednesday: First Night Boston – A New Years Eve of Arts and Family Fun

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The First Night Boston Festival is an incredible way for a family to spend New Years Eve. They city is filled with concerts, art, performances, music, ice sculptures, and entertainment of all kinds. Here’s a peek at our First Night experience: How did your family celebrate New Years? Link up your Wordless Wednesday post below!

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Wordless Wednesday: Santa’s Ride – Wayland Firefighters (LINKY)

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Baby can’t stop saying: WEE-NEW (firetruck sound) and HO HO HO now! Link up your Wordless Wednesday post below!

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Wordless Wednesday: Christmas Tree Weekend!

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How do you decorate for the holidays? Link up your Wordless Wednesday post with the linky below!

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Peter Pan: Baby’s Amazing 1st Theater Experience

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Yesterday evening, 17 month old Baby received a very exciting early Christmas present. We took him to see the Boston performance of the threesixty stage production of PETER PAN. And what a Christmas present it was! I wish I could have taken a video of Baby’s face as he watched the performance because it would […]

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