Cinco de Mayo Crafts for Kids

May 4, 2016 0

Did you know that Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France during the Franco-Mexican War?  It’s also a great excuse to fire up some Mexican food and celebrate with family and [read more]

A Visit to Norris Reservation in Norwell

April 27, 2016 0

Norris Reservation in Norwell is a great spot for a family walk or an easy hike! Trails are mainly flat, well marked, and easy to follow. Kids can stretch their legs and explore the 2 miles of trails that loop through the pine and oak forest. There are plenty of spots go off trail a bit and explore fallen trees, or cross a small brook on mossy rocks. Check it out! [read more]

2016 Summer Camp Guide

April 6, 2016 2

Welcome to the South Shore Mamas 2016 Summer Camp Guide! We’ve pulled together a comprehensive list of day camps from all over the South Shore to help you find the best program for your child. [read more]

2016 April Vacation Guide for Kids and Families

March 29, 2016 0

Looking for something to do during April Vacation Week? Local businesses are hosting camps and events, full day and half day, drop in and preregistration required. Whether you’re looking to spend the day or just drop in for an hour, there is something out there to suit your needs and fit your schedule. [read more]

10 More April Fool’s Pranks for Kids

March 27, 2016 0

While I can’t bring myself to pull any mean April Fool’s Day tricks on my family, I’m all for a little silliness in good fun. Last year we pulled the undrinkable-juice-trick and the kids thought it was pretty funny. This year we scoured the web and found 10 more fun ideas to get everyone giggling on April 1st. They’re all pretty cute, now which one to choose? [read more]

Creative Egg Carton Crafts Ideas for Kids

March 20, 2016 1

The weather is beautiful (finally)! Celebrate SPRING with these fun, easy and inexpensive Egg Carton Crafts. For most of them you won’t need much more that empty egg cartons, paint, pipe cleaners and maybe some googly eyes. Have fun creating!

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Maple Sugar Events

February 21, 2016 0

Throughout the month of March, farms throughout the South Shore (and beyond) are starting the process of tapping sap and boiling syrup, and open up to the public for tours and family events that show the maple sugaring process from start to finish. [read more]

Replace Lost Lego Instructions & Pieces!

January 9, 2016 0

If you have little Lego fans at home, you know the drama of missing instruction booklets and (gasp!) missing set pieces. Don’t despair mamas, we’ve got a solution for you. Check out the fab customer service at Lego.com! [read more]

Goldfish Swim School in Braintree

January 6, 2016 0

Goldfish Swim School has arrived in Braintree, and it’s fabulous!  The new facility opened in December 2015.  Starting in January 2016, they will be offering swim classes for children 4 months to 12 years old.  [read more]

New Year’s Eve Fun With Kids

December 26, 2015 0

If your New Year’s Eve involves staying home with your kiddos, you may be looking for a few ideas to keep the night fun for everyone (especially if your children have ideas about staying up til midnight like mine do). We’ve got you covered with crafts, games and food ideas to help ring in 2016. Happy New Year Mamas! [read more]

Open Skate Times at Local Rinks

December 26, 2015 0

If you want to get on the ice with the kids, or let them skate off a little energy without you, local rinks offer skate times throughout the week that are open to the public. Check out the list below for a rink near you! [Updated for 2016/2017] [read more]

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