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Couch to 5K – Family Edition

As the weather warms up, each weekend in the Boston area there seems to be a road race. While you may grumble about the traffic they cause or the crowds in the streets, these local races can also be a

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Meet the newest featured family, the Walkers!

The Walker Family has fun staying active together—you can see it in their smiles and playfulness. This Dorchester Family takes full advantage of all “Dot”—and everything nearby—has to offer. Kohl’s and Boston Children’s Hospital’s Healthy Family Fun Program took photos

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Boston Parks & Recreation: Summer in the Parks 2015

The Boston Parks & Recreation: Summer in the Parks Program and Events Guide has great activities for all ages and interests, from performing arts to fitness classes. Check it out and plan some family fun for your summer!

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Family biking tips

Now that winter is almost over, it’s time to get excited for spring. If the T has been frustrating you this winter, think about using a bike for your commute or just for traveling around your neighborhood! Boston is quickly

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Greek Yogurt: a home cook’s best friend

Greek yogurt came in from Europe as a fad a few years ago now and it looks like it is here to stay. This strained yogurt is an alternative to watery, sweetened, American-style yogurt, and many families are embracing its

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Drink Up turns one!

Last year First Lady Michelle Obama brought us Drink Up: You are What You Drink, an initiative focused on helping American families hydrate happily with our favorite beverage – good, clean water!  Now, to celebrate Drink Up’s first anniversary, FLOTUS is

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The Charles River is cleaner than ever!

Boston’s favorite river makes its highest grade ever for swimming and boating

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Get moving this Mother’s Day

Choose a mom- and family-friendly activity from our list of super Sunday celebration ideas

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