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Boston’s 5 Best Things To Do Before School Starts

By now, you’ve been to every beach, seen every summer movie and enjoyed more than your share of ice cream cones on sweltering summer nights.

08/17/2012

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Going Back-To-School In Style

Back-to-school time sparks a mix of emotions for both parents and children. It symbolizes the end of summer and the beginning of new adventures.

08/03/2012

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Boston’s Best Waterparks And Pools

You don’t have to travel far from Boston to find lots of affordable options—whether you’re looking for a place where you can swim all summer long or just drop in intermittently for an occasional dip. Even in the midst of the city, Boston offers some watery meccas where you can relax, exercise, and work on your tan. Here are just a few.

06/08/2012

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Boston’s Best Indoor Playgrounds

Your child’s energy level and exercise needs are not directly related to the weather. When the kids are climbing the walls and outside just isn’t an option, try out Boston’s best indoor playgrounds.

05/25/2012

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Boston’s Best And Most Affordable Preschools

Parents in the Boston area who want to enrich their children’s pre-kindergarten years have a plethora of choices for private education, but many of the top schools have price tags that rival some colleges. Before you assume a really good preschool is out of reach, check out the best Boston-area options for parents with a budget.

05/18/2012

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Boston’s Best Places For Moms To Meet

Kid-friendly venues are easy to come by, but finding the right fit for moms may prove a bit more challenging. Boston’s best places for moms to meet offer a little bit of everything, from movies to yoga body makeovers.

05/04/2012

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The Best After-School Activities for Kids in Boston

The greater Boston area is particularly blessed with a rich menu of choices for parents seeking to ensure that the learning doesn’t stop when their kids close their books or their laptops at the end of a school day. These are the best and most interesting after-school options the city has to offer.

04/27/2012

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Kids & Cash: Grownup Kids

Talking to your adult kid about money is a lot harder than talking to a 10-year-old about money.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/13/2012

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Boston’s Best Volunteer Opportunities For Kids

Volunteering doesn’t have to be just for adults, and it’s a great opportunity for children to learn to give back to their communities at a young age. Finding the right group, the one whose values you trust and want your kids to emulate, is simple with these great area aid organizations.

04/13/2012

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Kids & Cash: Allowances

According to a recent study over 50% of kids get an allowance.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/11/2012

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