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Pumpkin Pickin’ Time!

Sep 23, 2009

I love fall.  Love the weather, love the colors, love taking the cozy fleeces and sweaters out of storage and taking long walks collecting acorns with the kids.  Maybe this week isn’t typical fall weather

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Movie Ratings We Can Actually Use!

Sep 23, 2009

Kids in Mind gives each movie a rating of 1 to 10 in each of three categories: Sex & Nudity, Violence & Gore, and Profanity. They also give details on each instance of those categories that occur in the movie. The examples are great and very specific, giving Moms and Dads a clear picture of whether the movie will be appropriate for their child’s age group or not.

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Scarecrow Stomp this weekend in Easton!

Sep 17, 2009

“Bring some old or outgrown pants and shirt to stuff, and make a scarecrow to take home… Press some apple cider… crank the handle of our old fashioned wringer washer and hang your socks out to dry…

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Bitty Baby Bows and Barrettes

Sep 17, 2009

When my daughter was born I was so excited to put little barrettes in her hair to match her daily outfits.  It proved to be a bit of a challenge to find barrettes that were cute,

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Digital Scrapbooking for the busy Mama

Sep 14, 2009

I am a big picture taker.  I snap photos at birthdays and holidays, at every ‘first’ milestone my children pass, even in the backyard on random sunny days.  I’ve been trying to keep up with this

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What are you doing this weekend?

Sep 11, 2009

Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend?  Check out the Hingham Shipyard’s Family Festival on Saturday September 12th, or the Endless Summer Waterfront Festival at Nantasket Beach in Hull on Sunday September 13th. 

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Zoo Packs for Back-to-School

Sep 9, 2009

Not quite finished with your Back to School shopping?  Your preschooler will love these adorable Zoo Packs from Skip Hop!  They come in four different styles, (Dog, Monkey, Mouse and Penguin), and cost $20 each. 

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Lil' Red Wagon Sales 9/12 and 9/19

Sep 8, 2009

  The folks over at Lil’ Red Wagon Sale have two events coming up this month!  On Saturday September 12th they will be in Braintree at the Sons of Italy Lodge, and on  September 19th they will

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Up Up and Away!

Sep 7, 2009

My boys love to play dress up.  They pretty much want to play dress up every day of the week, so we have a trunk in their playroom busting with a huge assortment of costumes, masks,

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White Noise to the Rescue

Sep 6, 2009

I have three children, ages 5, 3 and 1.  After I had my oldest, I returned to work, and he started at a local daycare where he napped in a pretty loud atmosphere alongside many

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Shop at Gymboree? Get Rewarded!

Sep 5, 2009

Gymboree has jumped on the Rewards-Card bandwagon and is now offering GYMBOREE REWARDS !  For every dollar you spend at Gymboree (including online, in-store and at the outlet), you earn one point.  For every 250

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Time to go Apple Picking!

Sep 2, 2009

Well, even if it’s not officially fall yet, it’s starting to feel like it here in Southeastern MA, at least at night! One tradition we’ve started with the kids is to go apple picking every September. 

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Sweet Treats at Ginger Betty’s

Aug 31, 2009

Last winter, after ice-skating lessons for my sons at the Quincy Youth Arena, I joined my neighbors at a little place called GINGER BETTY’S BAKERY for a treat.  I loved this place from the minute we walked in.  The

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Climb, Jump and Run on the Tumblebus

Aug 31, 2009

The Tumblebus lets you host a party at your house AND the kids can be active, perfect!

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Edaville Railroad 2009

Aug 28, 2009

Edaville Railroad is a great seasonal destination for young kids.  I grew up on the South Shore, and still have vivid memories of going there as a child for the Christmas Festival of Lights with

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