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  • Fun Stats for National Siblings Day

    Fun Stats for National Siblings Day0

    The lifelong bond between siblings is something worth celebrating. Observed on April 10, National Siblings Day was created by New Yorker Claudia Evart in 1995 to honor and celebrate siblings. After losing her two siblings early in life in separate accidents, she knew how important siblings could be in our lives.  Since 1998, the governors of

  • Compassion At Camp

    Compassion At Camp0

    Camp Volunteers Get Just As Much Love As They Give By Amanda Roberge    The air was crisp and the fall sky was clear as I crossed onto the piney grounds at Camp Sunshine, a peaceful recreational camp in the woods of Maine devoted to helping children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. I was

  • Joining the (baystate) Parent Club

    Joining the (baystate) Parent Club0

    By Amanda Collins Bernier You know those moments when you wish you could just press pause? Since having my first child, Max, I’ve never wished more that life came with a remote control. Last week, Max turned six months old, a milestone that seemed to sneak up way too quickly and made me realize how

  • DIY: Easy Metal Washer Necklace

    DIY: Easy Metal Washer Necklace0

    These adorable metal washer necklaces are inexpensive, and easy to make and customize. Perfect for all ages, they add a pop to any outfit. What You Need: • Metal washer (any size will work) • Scrapbook paper • Sharp pencil • Xacto knife and blade • Sponge brush • Mod Podge • Glossy Accents (or

  • What’s Poppin’?

    What’s Poppin’?0

    It may be the month of Super Bowl party chicken wings and heart-shaped boxes of chocolate bonbons, but officially, February is National Snack Food Month. The quick foods we commonly reach for can be loaded with calories, sugar, sodium and fat, but snacks don’t have to be unhealthy. Ditch the chips and go for a

  • The Best Family Fun for June 3 & 4

    The Best Family Fun for June 3 & 40

    Saturday, June 3 Celebrate National Trails Day: Take a StoryWalk. Discovery Museums, 177 Main St., Acton. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Head outside for a StoryWalk that will take you through Discovery Woods and the Great Hills Conservation Land. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $12.50, children under 1 free. discoverymuseums.org.  Music Recital. Worcester Public Library: Main