Category: Fun in your neighborhood

From parks and community centers to cooking classes and farmers’ markets, your neighborhood has endless opportunities for Healthy Family Fun! Search for things to do and places to go that make it easy and fun to be healthy. (See “Search for fun in your neighborhood” on the right-hand side of the screen.)

Back-to-School Lunch Meal Prep

Do you have a picky eater? Is your school nut-free? Packing lunches can be a tough task, especially in the morning hustle and bustle of trying to get the kids ready for school. Check out these simple meal prep tips

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How to Continue Healthy Eating Habits This Summer

Between barbeques, ice cream stands, and vacation getaways, keeping up a healthy diet in the summer can be a challenge. Stay on track by following these simple, healthy eating suggestions. Choose Lean Meats Grilling is a great way to enjoy the nice weather

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10 Free Things to do in (and around) Boston with Kids This Summer

Star-gazing at the Museum of Science’s Astronomy After Hours program on Friday evenings. Go on a Hike at Middlesex Fells, Habitat, or closest to the city, Blue Hills. Don’t forget to pack a snack! Appear to walk on water at the Christian Science Plaza reflecting pool.

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Building Your Own Indoor Herb Garden

Herbs are fun to grow and, thankfully, you don’t need your own yard space to cultivate them! There are many ways to pot herbs indoors so you can add fresh thyme, rosemary, parsley, and others to your meals. Cooking with

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Mother’s Day Fun

With Mother’s Day approaching this Sunday May 14th, there are many ways you can show some extra love to the mothers and important people in your life. So after you surprise mom with a traditional breakfast in bed (look for

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Hop on a Bike: Spring is for Pedals!

It’s time to get bikes out and ready for the spring – bicycling is a great way to bring together family members of all ages and stay active! According to Harvard University scientists, going for a bike ride is a

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April Vacation Week Round-Up

School is out this week! What do you plan to do that will keep your family active and engaged over the break? Look no further than Kohl’s Healthy Family Fun April Vacation Week Round-Up! Kick off the week at the

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Hosting an Active Birthday Party

Hosting a birthday party this year? Sick of pizza parties? We are, too! Celebrations are a perfect time to encourage healthy habits and we have a few low-cost suggestions. First, get the whole family involved. Make sure to ask your

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National Nutrition Month: Green is Gold

Did you know March is National Nutrition month? National Nutrition Month is when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to return to the basics of healthy eating. All month we can learn about and celebrate eating right with

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The Happenings at Franklin Park

What do Dorchester, Jamaica Plain, and Roxbury all have in common? Franklin Park! Spanning over 500 acres of city land, Franklin Park touches all three neighborhoods and as Boston’s largest park, it has a lot to offer families all year

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