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12 Ways (places to go) to Celebrate Memorial Day with your Kids

Plus 6 places offering free admission to active and retired military personal

Study: Children of working mothers are going to be better than fine

Data analyzed by Harvard Business School says daughters of working moms complete more years of education, while grown sons work & do more housework

Fighting For Special Needs On Facebook: Wrong Medium?

Local mom and bsp special needs writer says raising awareness is not exclusively about making the most noise, it’s about making the most positive noise to allay fear, properly educate, and provide solution or remedy.

Show & Tell: 2 products making life easier for busy parents

Featuring Voxer - a Walkie-talkie App that Heather loves and Cozi - the perfect way to manage busy schedules that Melissa can't function without

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Added: 2015-05-19

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Show & Tell: CarryAll

Show & Tell: CarryAll

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Show & Tell: Energy Shot

Show & Tell: Energy Shot

Everyone needs juice on the go. Check out this lifesaver from My Charge.
Added: 2015-05-11
Bra Sizing: 101

Bra Sizing: 101

Every woman deserves a comfortable, flattering bra. Check it out as Heather and a bsp reader go to get the real deal!
Added: 2015-05-04
Show & Tell: Clutchette Power

Show & Tell: Clutchette Power

Mother's Day is May 10. Check out one of our favorites: With Clutchette Power from Chic Buds, you've got phone charging in the bag... literally! $49.99 in a variety of colors!
Added: 2015-04-20
2015 baystateparent Cover Model Contest

2015 baystateparent Cover Model Contest

Enter your child in our cover model contest or the end result won't be nearly as cute!
Added: 2015-04-08
Behind the Scenes: Spring Fashion Photo Shoot

Behind the Scenes: Spring Fashion Photo Shoot

Our models for the spring fashion shoot get their Spring on!
Added: 2015-04-01
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Things To Do

May 2015

All day, outdoors The Discovery Museums Head to our Woodland Trail and put your skills for observation and exploration to the test. Inspired by the popular activity of letterboxing, we’ll...

Cost: 11.50

Where:
The Discovery Museums
177 Main Street
Acton, MA  01720
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Telephone: 978-264-4200
Contact Name: Ann
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Grow, Play and Learn Together Play and meet new friends, read a book and have a snack! No registration necessary—Just drop in! This Free Parent/Caretaker & Child Playgroup, is open to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ludlow Family Center
54 Winsor Street
Ludlow, MA  01056
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Sponsor: Pathways For Parents
Telephone: 413-583-3527
Contact Name: Cindy Milner
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Grow, Play and Learn Together Play and meet new friends, read a book and have a snack! No registration necessary—Just drop in! This Free Parent/Caretaker & Child Playgroup, is open to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hampden Public Library
625 Main Street
Hampden, MA  01036
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Sponsor: Pathways For Parents
Telephone: 413-583-3527
Contact Name: Cindy Milner
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Grow, Play & Learn Together  Play and meet new friends, read a book and have a snack! No registration necessary—Just drop in! This Free Parent/Caretaker & Child Playgroup,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Southwick Town Hall Community Center
454 College Highway
Southwick, MA  01077
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Sponsor: Pathways For Parents
Telephone: 413-569-6598
Contact Name: Renee Zborowski
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DETAILS: In Home Alone Safety, children learn telephone- and door-answering techniques, internet safety, accident and fire protection and first aid techniques. We also talk about how children...

Cost: $50

Where:
Dedham Community House
671 High St.
Dedham, MA
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Sponsor: Century Health Systems
Telephone: 508-651-1786
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DETAILS: AHA Pediatric First Aid/CPR teaches how to manage a child's illness and injuries in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Course content includes first aid basics, medical...

Cost: $75

Where:
Millis Recreation
900 Main St,
Millis, MA
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Sponsor: Century Health Systems
Telephone: 508-651-1786
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Grow, Play & Learn Together  Play and meet new friends, read a book and have a snack! No registration necessary—Just drop in! This Free Parent/Caretaker & Child Playgroup,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Southwick Town Hall Community Center
454 College Highway
Southwick, MA  01077
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Sponsor: Pathways For Parents
Telephone: 413-569-6598
Contact Name: Renee Zborowski
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Grow, Play and Learn Together Play and meet new friends, read a book and have a snack! No registration necessary—Just drop in! This Free Parent/Caretaker & Child Playgroup, is open to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ludlow Boys & Girls Club
91 Claudias Way
Ludlow, MA  01056
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Sponsor: Pathways For Parents
Telephone: 413-583-3527
Contact Name: Cindy Milner
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Welcome spring back with a day celebrating nature and animals! The Children’s Museum in Easton is happy to invite you to our Dirt Don’t Hurt event. On Thursday May 28th from 10am-1pm, we will...

Cost: $9, free for members and children under 1

Where:
The Children's Museum in Easton
9 Sullivan Ave
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: The Children's Museum in Easton
Telephone: 508-230-3789
Contact Name: Paula Peterson
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Welcome spring back with a day celebrating nature and animals! The Children’s Museum in Easton is happy to invite you to our Dirt Don’t Hurt event. On Thursday May 28th from 10am-1pm, we will...

Cost: Free with admission into the Museum

Where:
The Children's Museum in Easton
9 Sullivan Avenue
North Easton, MA  02356
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DETAILS: AHA Pediatric First Aid/CPR teaches how to manage a child's illness and injuries in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Course content includes first aid basics, medical...

Cost: $75

Where:
Islington Community Center
288 Washington St.
Westwood, MA
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Sponsor: Century Health Systems
Telephone: 508-651-1786
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Gettin’ Sexy Back After Baby The arrival of a new baby can bring many changes to your body, life and relationship with your partner. New parents may feel exhausted, unsure of themselves, and...

Cost: $0.00

Where:
Roslindale Public Library
4246 Washington Street
Roslindale , MA  02131
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Sponsor: The Leggett Group
Telephone: 857-273-2123
Contact Name: Jen Leggett
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What are those huge nests weighing down tall tree tops? This group of great blue herons nests make up a rookery. Most of the time, these beautiful birds are well camouflaged as they wade through...

Cost: Adults: $15 Members; $18 Non-Members

Where:
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
280 Eliot St.
Natick, MA  01760
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Sponsor: Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Telephone: 508-655-2296
Contact Name: Broadmoor Education Coordinator
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Get great tips from a pro as you learn to overcome some of the top challenges of nature photography. From tricky lighting to moving wildlife, we will cover these and other challenges as we explore...

Cost: Adults $55 Members, $65 Non-Members

Where:
Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
280 Eliot St.
Natick, MA  01760
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Sponsor: Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
Telephone: 508-655-2296
Contact Name: Broadmoor Education Coordinator
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Free Family Concert With Philip and the Wild Things For children ages 2-10 and the grown-ups they love. Doors open at 10:00AM A concert to raise friends for Hospitality Homes 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Coolidge Corner Public Library
31 Pleasant Street
Suite 204
Brookline, MA  02446
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Sponsor: Hospitality Homes
Telephone: 888-595-4678 ext. 1
Contact Name: Denise Duclos
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Archive »Newsmakers

Young Reporter Scores Big Interviews

Eight-year-old Southborough student interviews Gov. Baker

Study: We were happier before we had kids

Do you agree? Check out results of survey by Care.com and Yahoo Parenting

Study: Children of working mothers are going to be better than fine

Data analyzed by Harvard Business School says daughters of working moms complete more years of education, while grown sons work & do more housework

Show & Tell: 2 products making life easier for busy parents

Featuring Voxer - a Walkie-talkie App that Heather loves and Cozi - the perfect way to manage busy schedules that Melissa can't function without

Attempted abductions; suspicious men following kids

Recent reports of a suspicious man following kids in Mendon, plus an attempted kidnapping on the Cape may have some parents on edge

The Power of Women: Proudly introducing our May issue

We write about women every month, but in our 19-year history we’ve never done it quite like this. This issue, we take a look at the person behind the mom and honor the power of women.
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Archive »Contests & Giveaways

Father's Day Giveaways

Let's celebrate dads with some combo packages! Prizes include the ultimate remote control, Paw Sox tickets, books and games

Win an Adorable Tablet Case from UChic

Proceeds from all cases sold benefit 100,000 dreams Scholarships to help girls fulfill their dreams

Enter to win a personalized smartphone case

From The Case Studio, price valued at $44.95
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Archive »Women

The Merger of Motherhood and Farming

Dairy farming is a family affair. About 97% of dairy farms in the U.S. are family owned and operated. One out of 3 farmers are women. Here's one Massachusetts mom working round the clock and lovin' it.

Taking Pictures, Taking Over

Fueled by a mix of necessity and creative desire, mothers have been picking up cameras, learning, studying, and practicing.

Take 8 with KISS 108's Lisa Donovan

Every weekday morning, Lisa pulls up a seat alongside Billy Costa & Matt Siegel giving KISS 108 listeners the laughs they’ve come to love on “Matty In The Morning"

Special Moms: A Unique Perspective On Shoes

Regardless of discomfort, we proudly don our shoes with such immense determination and pride that any minor discomfort subtly melts away.

Massachusetts Women Get Entrepreneurial on Etsy

Etsy, founded in 2005, is a popular Website on which artists and collectors can sell their handmade goods.
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Archive »Education

Beyond Binary

In 2014 Northampton Public Schools changed their Youth Risk Survey questionnaire to include not just male/female categories, but also trans and “not sure.” In the coming year, it will add another category: Other.

History Books Aside

Brookline-based non-profit provides teachers with tools so students can examine morally tough topics such as racism, anti-Semitism and prejudice through the first-person lens of historical events.
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Archive »Parenting

10 Ways to Find “You” Time to Celebrate Mother’s Day All Year

10 ways you can create precious time for yourself to celebrate your Mother’s Day all year long

New Study: Coming Out In School Contributes to Well Being of LGBT Youth

Researchers found that individuals who came out at a young age showed much higher levels of self-esteem and happiness later in life
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Blogs


Riding into Family Fun

May is National Bike Month; know the safety guidelines and places to ride

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Conversations to keep you healthy & well

Inspired to Run? Nearly Anyone Can Do It

If you’re inspired to start running—whether a marathon or just a few daily laps around your neighborhood—you need a few things to get going.

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Archive »Things to Do

12 Ways (places to go) to Celebrate Memorial Day with your Kids

Plus 6 places offering free admission to active and retired military personal

Wicked Cyclone Coaster Opens at Six Flags New England

Ride stands 10 stories in the sky and reaches speeds of 55 mph and first of its kind to have two Zero G Rolls. Riders will also experience more airtime than any other coaster in the East Coast
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Archive »Health & Fitness

Ripe in Massachusetts

5 new health-related products and tools that made us stop in our tracks

Age by Age: Important Nutritional Tips for Women

Are there any nutritional areas in which women need to pay special attention? Plus a yummy and nutritional recipe!
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Archive »Camp

Inside Earthwork Wilderness Survival Training School

Earthwork’s Wilderness Survival Training School in Conway offers participants so much more than lessons in survival. They want you to know you can thrive best when you are in community with the natural world.

iCan Bike: Camp Helps Massachusetts Youth with Special Needs learn to ride

iCan Shine Bike camps will host events for youth with special needs around Massachusetts in the coming months
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Archive »Adoption

A Place For Their Belongings

Grad students help foster care children feel cared for one bag at a time

Largest Adoptive Family Gathering in Massachusetts

Families flock to Jordan’s Furniture Walk/Run For Adoption to celebrate on May 17, 2015
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