Summer camps fill up early – as early as the winter months! Some advanced research and planning with your kids is in order. Check out our 2012 guide to making the most of your child's summer camp experience. >>
Traveling with kids – with your whole family – can be stressful. Finding a destination, lodging, attractions and dining options can sometimes feel overwhelming. Here are some great tips for simplifying the process for a relaxing vacation. >>
You think you've had bad vacations? Check out the challenges faced by this Lexington family, the winner of our 2011 'Worst Vacation Ever' contest and the recipient of a nice, relaxing vacation at family-friendly Purity Spring Resort in New Hampshire >>
The nation’s capital offers something to please everyone in the family – amazing museums, cute animals, baseball and cupcakes, along with the sheer thrill of seeing the White House, Supreme Court, Lincoln Memorial and other iconic sights. >>
Don't spend your winter indoors. Grab the kids and head up to one of the many ski resorts in New England. Skiing is a great way to get fit and have fun. Equipment and lessons may be much less than you think. Here's what you need to know. >>
Many parents believe the best way to bond with their kids is to spend time with them one-on-one. Jeff Siegel took his son to sports venues nationwide and then wrote a book about how you can take similar trips to explore your child's interests. >>
In spite of their ease and convenience, portable pools still pose the same drowning risks of any body of water. Here are some important and unique safety precautions to keep in mind as your kids use these pools this summer. >>
You might want to think twice about pulling your kids out of school for a family vacation. Educators are strongly discouraging it, citing class time that's hard to make up and the burden placed on teachers asked for makeup work. >>
Summer is all about fun – but why can't it also include some learning? Bring your family to any or all of these local Massachusetts attractions and combine a lot of fun with a little history lesson! >>
Summer brings warmer weather – and warmer weather means that your family can have outdoor excursions more often. Mini golf is a great way to get your family involved in a little fun competition. Here are some of the best mini golf spots in Massachuse >>
Thank you for raising awareness about the need for foster parents in Massachusetts. As an organization that also provides Intensive Foster Care, The Home for Little Wanderers has found that many people are unaware of the different types of foster care. We encourage anyone who is interested to learn more. Every child deserves a safe and loving home.
This topic has occupied my mind for years! Thank you for starting a movement that parents so desperately need! It is difficult for young parents to NOT get caught up in the overscheduled lifestyle. No well-meaning parent wants their child to miss any opportunity for healthy enrichment, but too much is counterproductive! Although my children are teenagers now, I would have LOVED to hear your words of wisdom when my family craved downtime!