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Outdoor Gear Recommendations From the Occupational Therapist: Get Out And Play This Winter

It’s incredibly important for kids to play outside, even in the winter. So much value lies in unstructured outdoor play. Experts recommend three hours of outdoor play per day but that can be so hard for us here in New England. For one, it’s freezing and for another, it gets dark at 4:00! As a pediatric occupational therapist, I […]

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Dog-Friendly Spaces (For Your Four-Legged Kids)

Pooches, like kids, need their exercise and time outside in the open air. When it comes to dog-friendly spaces on the Seacoast, there are many choices! Plus, my kids always have more fun outdoors when the family dog comes along.  The most important thing to remember about these dog-friendly spaces is that they depend on […]

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2017 Summer Camp Guide

2017 Summer Camp Guide

Are your kids counting down the days until summer vacation? Of course, moms know that there’s a direct correlation between school’s end and the increase in the usage of the word bored. Not this year! The Seacoast-area has so many amazing camp opportunities for kids of all ages and abilities. Use this guide to help find the right camp fit [...]
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Your 2017 Guide to Winter on the Seacoast: Experiencing the Great Outdoors with Your Children

It may not be beach weather, but it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy outdoor activities this winter on and around the Seacoast. Whether it’s snowy, icy, or somewhere in-between, there’s bound to be an outdoor pursuit that appeals to you and your little ones. Sled Away the Winter Blues Remember the thrill of coasting down […]

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Surviving Seasonal Slump

Surviving a Seasonal Slump (aka Seasonal Depression)

I’ve needed some time to recharge after a serious seasonal slump. Can you relate? Hibernation anyone? I have been battling adult regression mixed with seasonal depression. I’m over all the rules of being a functioning adult and I’d like to start over.  I’m mourning the loss of summer, loss of sleep, loss of friends, and basic hope for humanity […]

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