Category: Featured Story #3

#HealthCenterSpotlight: Martha Eliot Health Center

Martha Eliot Health Center is our #HealthCenterSpotlight of the month! For the past fifty years, this Boston Children’s Hospital-affiliated health center has taken care of the neighboring Jamaica Plain area. Martha Eliot offers a variety of fitness sessions and food

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How to Continue Healthy Eating Habits This Summer

Between barbeques, ice cream stands, and vacation getaways, keeping up a healthy diet in the summer can be a challenge. Stay on track by following these simple, healthy eating suggestions. Choose Lean Meats Grilling is a great way to enjoy the nice weather

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Designing a Scavenger Hunt

Whether you’re looking for a fun and easy activity for a birthday party, a neighborhood gathering, or just an ordinary day, scavenger hunts are a great way to encourage kids to engage with their environment. Not only will the hunt

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The Happenings at Franklin Park

What do Dorchester, Jamaica Plain, and Roxbury all have in common? Franklin Park! Spanning over 500 acres of city land, Franklin Park touches all three neighborhoods and as Boston’s largest park, it has a lot to offer families all year

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Two for One: Making Chores Fun!

“Do I have to?” are four words you may hear when asking your children to do their chores. Chores can be a point of disagreement between parents and their kids, so any way to build interest in completing such tasks,

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When in doubt, stretch it out!

Stretching: it’s something we’re told to do before and after any form of exercise, particularly sports. And it’s good advice! Stretching properly before physical activity can be just as important as the activity itself. Listed below are some benefits of

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Celebrating the BPL renovations for young readers

Are you ready for another great reason to love the Boston Public Library? Well, BPL’s Central Library in Copley Square (700 Boylston Street) is getting ready for you! Saturday, February 21st – that is just next weekend – marks the

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Fun with Winter Food

With the spirit of play in mind, winter can be the warmest season for family fun inside and outside the house. If you are willing to bundle up, building a snowman in the park can be a favorite family activity

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Fall family fun

The leaves are changing and the weather is cooling down. It is starting to feel like fall – a beautiful season for outdoor exploration in Boston. That means it is time to get ready for a fall full of family

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Community Spotlight: Lawn on D

Get the scoop on Southie’s newest play space

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