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Boston Babies is happy to welcome back regular featured writer, Shari Kurtzman. With a Masters in Child Development, she shares best practices with readers, helping parents navigate through some of the more common and challenging hot topics, providing insight and suggestions. Below you will find information on how to keep your kids active, even during those colder New England months.
The importance of movement for children and families is a topic that has been recently discussed in the news, and more actively addressed as a way to target childhood obesity and establish a strong foundation for healthy living at an early age. Boston Babies will continue to keep you on the parenting pulse of what’s best for your bouncing baby or tenacious toddler.
Read below to hear from Shari on how to keep your munchkin moving…
As the weather gets colder and we spend more time inside, kids need to find new outlets for their energy. Scheduling one or two regular classes or activities for your family helps to break up the monotony of the work/school week and has added benefits for kids. Whether they are creative classes such as Zumbatomic and yoga or traditional structured classes like karate and dance – all programs support social skills and healthy habits that will continue as children get older.
Check out these five benefits of active activities for kids: Continue Reading
Getting back to Boston and settling in to your baby or toddler’s schedule is not a small accomplishment.
UrbanSitter has something for you to look forward to, while helping to ease your family in to the fall semester.
Win the Ultimate Back-to-School Survival Kit from UrbanSitter with over $800 in prizes for you AND your kids!
Weekly drawings for UrbanSitter gift cards, plus grand winner wins an espresso machine, yoga mat, superhero backpacks, scooter, books and more!
To learn more or to enter to win the Ultimate Back-to-School Survival Kit: “Like UrbanSitter” on Facebook
Stay tuned to Boston Babies and UrbanSitter to learn about all the family friendly activities they have planned for you this fall. The Fall Festival is the next program in the series of seasonal events. See details below and RSVP today!
When: Sunday, September 15th
Where: Sports Club/LA-Boston (Basketball Court)
COST: FREE for Members; non-members complimentary curtesy of UrbanSitter
Enjoy a traditional New England Fall Fair, including a bouncy house, face painting, balloon twisting, DJ, cider donuts, pumpkins and more…
This Boston Baby is patiently waiting to pick out the perfect pumpkin.
Try not to wipe away too many tears as you say goodbye to summer this season. Boston Babies has teamed up with UrbanSitter to help your family embrace the Fall. While it is always sad to see the summer go, there is some solace in September, as you settle back in to a more structured schedule.
However, no need for your routine to feel mundane, as there is a series of events sure to be fun for the whole family. These programs are family focused and designed to celebrate the New England season in the city, boasting FREE entertainment for your babies, toddlers and young children. You can mingle with fellow families, meet some of Boston’s best babysitters, while enjoying a creative event with your kids!
Boston Babies, a blog that serves as a guide to raising a family in the city, providing parents with best practices, where to shop/what to buy and activities taking place in the city, is working with UrbanSitter, an online marketplace where you will find babysitters reviewed and used by parents in your local networks (schools, sports teams and parent groups).
Read on to see what these two family focused resources have in store for you this season…