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Churchill’s Green Thumb Kids’ Club: Raptors & Reptiles on Saturday 2/7!

Join Churchill’s where they once again welcome their friends from the York Center for Wildlife as they present a informative program featuring some of their Raptors and Reptiles. This is a very popular event so please call ahead to reserve […]


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FREE Home Depot Kids’ Workshop 2/7: Watch your thumbs.

There’s no reason your kids shouldn’t be put to work swinging a hammer. Well, I mean, not at your house, but Home Depot welcomes the little builders! On scheduled Saturdays each month, Home Depot offers a free workshop for kids […]


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Hey, cool! FREE 2015 Merrimack River Eagle Festival 2/7.

The Mass Audubon at Joppa Flats and the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge are holding the annual Merrimack River Eagle Festival this Saturday, February 8, 2014 in Newburyport and Amesbury, MA. All are welcome to enjoy a full day of […]


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Olivia the Pig visits the Children’s Museum of NH on Saturday 1/31!

One of modern children’s literature’s rambunctious but loveable characters will bring her own brand of sparkle and mischief to The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire on Saturday, January 31. Olivia the Pig, star of the Olivia series of books written and illustrated […]


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10 Free Printable Valentine’s Day cards. So cute!

  Gone are the days where you go to grocery store, pick out a box of Tom & Jerry fold-over Valentine’s Day cards and call it a day (Wait, are those days gone? Because I’m still doing that.) Let’s just […]


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Nature’s Wonders winter classes are back for January and February!

The wonderful Patricia Ritter has announced a new session of winter events sure to excite (and educate!) your kiddos. Check out her upcoming schedule! January Classes All classes will have sometime outside so dress for outdoor play. Sign up for […]


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Free “Exploring Our Way Autism Partnership Program” at CMNH 2/1

Every first Sunday month throughout the school year, the Children’s Museum of NH offers free admission to families with children who have Autism Spectrum Disorders. This program provides opportunities to enjoy family time at the museum in a safe, understanding environment, […]


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Valentine’s Edibles. Because heart-shaped food says “I love you”.

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and I’m in the mood to get totally corny on my kids with this festive food. A quick look around Pinterest brought up these culinary beauties. Who wouldn’t want an egg yolk shaped like […]


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Five awesome DIY Kids’ Valentine’s Day Cards you haven’t seen 100 times already.

Ah, Valentine’s season. Another opportunity to feel insecure about your creative parenting skills because your kids Valentine’s Day cards are store-bought (me). Well, don’t fear. I’ve come up with a list of 5 cute AND easy AND cheap cards that […]


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Free Parenting Workshop Series “Who’s In Charge In Your Home?” 1/22 & 29.

Does it sometimes seem that your kids are running the show? Put yourself in the driver’s seat: You will be happier, and so will your kids. Your kids don’t have the experience, emotional maturity or brainpower to be in charge. […]


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Tuesdays: “Make It or Break It Club” at CMNH. Learn Digital Image Editing 1/27!

Make It or Break It Club at the Children’s Museum of NH is an after-school workshop that invites kids ages 6-12 to use their creative ideas to build things using a variety of materials and real tools, or take things […]


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Free “Gnomeo & Juliet” at Chunky’s Cinema “Little Lunch Dates” on 2/11.

Chunky’s ‘Little’ Lunch Dates are presented by Collins Dentistry for Children! Little Lunch Dates are for parents and their preschool children. The movie will be shown with the lights slightly dimmed and admission is FREE! Dads, grandparents and guardians are […]


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Kume Restaurant – Join the Kids’ Birthday Club for a bday FREE dinner!

Join the Kume Birthday Club where kids will receive a FREE children’s entree on their birthday! Once you become a member, Kume will send you a postcard the month of your child’s birthday to remind you to come enjoy their […]


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Charmingfare Farm’s “Sleigh Ride Social” runs weekends through March!

Here’s a fun, new winter tradition! Grab your family, or pull together a big group, and schedule a horse-drawn sleigh ride at Charmingfare Farm! Picture this: Experience a relaxing trip aboard their horse-drawn sleigh ride. Bring a blanket and snuggle-up […]


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Chunky’s Sensory-Friendly Movie 1/19: Paddington

Chunky’s offers monthly screenings for children with autism or other special needs. We will keep our theater lights up, the sound of the film turned down, and no 3D. Our audience members are allowed to walk around, dance, shout or […]


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House Cleaning Tip: Minimize the upstairs/downstairs trips!

Although it’s probably great for my glutes, I loathe running up and down the stairs all day long shuttling this upstairs and that downstairs. To avoid the neverending trips, leave a basket at the foot of the stairs and toss in […]


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Pre-K Skate Wednesday 1/14 at Rye Airfield –only $5 per family!

Do you have an active pre-school age kids (5 & under) who’d love to experience Rye Airfield without all the intimidating big kids around? Each month, select Tuesdays and Wednesdays are reserved for little guys and gals to explore the […]


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Family Volunteer Opportunity! Beach Clean-Up each month with Blue Ocean Society!

Do you have the spring cleaning bug? Start with the beautiful outdoors! Blue Ocean Society, a local non-profit dedicated to promoting awareness and conservation of the marine environment, hosts twice-monthly Beach Clean-Up at Jenness Beach in Rye and North Hampton […]


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FREE “Keeping Your Cool: Anger Help for Everyday Parenting” Workshop on Tuesdays in January.

Virtually no parent is always able to keep his or her cool. When parents lose their cool, they reduce their effectiveness, their ability to keep their kids calm, and to teach constructive ways of handling anger. Learn ways to reduce […]


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Friday 2/6 is Dollar Deal Night at the Children’s Museum of NH!

Every First Friday of the month during the school year, the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire will be open for just $1 per person for Dollar Deal Night from 5:30pm – 8:00pm. The $1 admission represents a 90% savings over […]


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$2 “Once Upon and Estuary” programs at Great Bay Discovery Center for kids 2-5!

“Once Upon and Estuary” is a winter program for 2-5 year olds at the Great Bay Discovery Center in Greenland. Come dressed ready for some winter wonderland fun outdoors! They start each program outside with activities, games and wintery walks. […]


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2014 New Year’s Eve firework display schedules. No need to stay up ‘til midnight!

Many local communities are ringing in 2015 with early family celebrations, phew! With these kid-friendly schedules, you can still welcome the New Year and be back in your warm home with a bottle of bubbly by midnight. Below is a […]


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School’s out! Our super fun vacation picks for Science and Nature activities!

Looking for something fun to do with the kids during school vacation? Check out our picks for some educational and healthy fun! Seabrook Science and Nature Center (Free) Route 1, Seabrook NH (800) 338-7482 The Seabrook Science & Nature Center […]


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Staying in for New Year’s Eve? Ideas for family fun!

If heading out for New Year’s Eve isn’t your thing, or maybe all your party invites were lost in the mail (*looks inside echoing mailbox*), join the club. Staying in with the family can be fun if you just get […]


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Found! 30 healthy snacks under 150 calories. Now you can eat more.

  I don’t know about you, but I need some new snack ideas– but ones that are still healthy.  Here are some delish snacks for you OR the kids. Craving salty? 5 olives (any kind) (45 calories) 1 small Martin’s […]


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Winter Programs at the McDonough-Grimes Irish Dance School starts 1/10!

St. Patrick’s Day is coming! Will you be jigging in the New Year? McDonough-Grimes opens its winter session to new beginner (boys and girls ages 5+ ) Irish dancers this January! New Beginner Classes 2015: Starts- JANUARY 10th McDonough-Grimes starts […]


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Winner list and THANK YOU for SKC’s ’12 Days of Giveaways’!

A HUGE THANK YOU to all those generous businesses who participated in our 12 Days of Giveaways this year! We had a huge turnout and a lot of happy winners. Please be sure to frequent these businesses and let them […]


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COOL. Ice Castles open at the Hobo Railroad! Yes, Ice Castles.

After its outstanding success at Loon Mountain ski resort last winter, Ice Castles LLC, will create a new one-acre castle at the Hobo Railroad property just off Interstate 93 this winter, with more dedicated parking and space for the castle […]


10 Christmas Traditions to start this year.

  The Christmas Pickle When my daughter was in pre-school, she came home with a homemade plaster pickle ornament. Now, I’m a bit of a pickle enthusiast, so this was right up my alley. Turns out, I wasn’t the only […]


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