By: Melanie Anderson Summer is here, and if you planted a garden—or even if you didn’t—farm or garden fresh fruits and veggies will be ready for their harvest come August. It’s my favorite time of year. One of my favorite recipes is something called “Meal in a Dish.” It’s something my mom has been … More Fresh Veggie “Meal in a Dish”
By: Cheryl Maguire Now that school is out and summer is here, I know your fear. It’s what every parent fears; hearing the dreaded, “I’m bored,” from your child. The best way to prevent this from occurring is to keep them busy. Easier said than done, right? I know what you are thinking, everything … More 5 Ways to Prevent Your Child from Saying, “I’m Bored”
Looking for Independence Day activities near you? Find our city guide to events around the South Shore. Let us know in the comments if there are any events we missed! Braintree July 1st Stars and Stripes Parade at 11:45 am The parade begins in the parking lot of the Registry of Motor Vehicles/Bayshore Athletic … More South Shore Fourth of July Events
By: Melanie Anderson I will never forget the day these words came out of my husband’s mouth, “If you have to tell me how good you are, you’re probably not that good!” We were at the baseball field watching another one of our son’s little league tournaments. All day, left and right, we heard … More Let Your Actions Do the Talking
By: Keith Merlin, MD, Chief, Department of OBGYN There is a big push lately to strongly encourage mothers to breastfeed. Recent evidence–based studies have shown there are many benefits for breastfeeding for both mother and baby. The most important reason is pretty obvious to most people – breast milk is the best nutrition for newborns. Believe … More Why All the Fuss About Breastfeeding?
By: Deirdre Littlefield The sun is finally out and summer is on its way. Our schedule is beginning to clear of all the activities that enrich their daily lives—from soccer, to hockey, to music, to lacrosse. I love to watch my sons socialize and learn how their bodies work and to see which talents come … More Happy Summer!
By: Sandy Churchill Our 12 year-old son Timothy is a Boy Scout—and we are blessed to be part of a super-active troop in our town. Among the scouting adventures is a bevy of camping opportunities, where scouts and chaperones hone their skills at tent set-up, cooking outdoors, hiking, and earning merit badges of all … More Scouts Recharge Us with Camping Adventures