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  • Six Flags New England Debuts Holiday In The Park

    Six Flags New England Debuts Holiday In The Park0

    By Melissa Shaw For the first time, The Coaster Capital of New England has turned into The Christmas Capital of New England. While the park previously closed for the season after its popular October-long Fright Fest, Six Flags New England has now extended its year, adding Holiday in the Park on select dates through Jan.

  • Our Favorite December Products

    Our Favorite December Products0

      Hamilpins, $12+, shop.caseybarber.com: Fans of the red-hot musical phenomenon can show their love via these enamel pins featuring representations of seven characters (available individually or in sets). SackPals, $39.95, sackpals.com: Kids can get cozy in this mini sleeping sack and attach the included four stuffed pals and other decorations to the surface for imaginative playtime. Milk & Cookies

  • Who Goes First? Our 2017 Tabletop Gift Guide

    Who Goes First? Our 2017 Tabletop Gift Guide0

    Cobra Paw Ages 5+ 2-6 players $14.99, bananagrams.com This game is simple, fast, and fun. Lay the tiles on a table, roll the dice, and be the first to find — and using your cat-like reflexes, grab — a tile that matches the symbols rolled. The first player to accumulate 6 tiles wins. This is a great

  • November Family Movie Reviews

    November Family Movie Reviews0

    Wonder Rated: PG for thematic elements, including bullying and some mild language. In theaters: Nov. 17 Reel Preview: 4 of 5 Reels OK for kids 9+ Based on R.J. Palacio’s New York Times bestseller, Wonder tells the story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that until now have prevented him from going to a

  • A Christmas Story: The Musical Kicks Off Holiday Season in Worcester

    A Christmas Story: The Musical Kicks Off Holiday Season in Worcester0

    Over the past 20 years, A Christmas Story has become an American holiday classic, alongside staples like The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, It’s a Wonderful Life, and the granddaddy of them all, A Christmas Carol. A musical version of the 1983 movie, which was based on a semi-fictional short story by writer Jean Shepherd, kicks

  • Quick Ways to Declutter 5 Home Hot Spots

    Quick Ways to Declutter 5 Home Hot Spots0

    By Tracy McCubbin Why declutter? The answer is easy: Decluttering saves you time and money. It also improves your health and happiness. Being cluttered eats up a lot of time: time looking for your keys, looking for the mail to pay the bills, or trying to find an outfit to wear to work that day.