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10 Health Tips for Your Family

Check out these Health Tips for your family!

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Supporting Families to Focus on Healthy Eating and Active Living

  “When you put kale into a smoothie with some fruit, it’s very good!” says Sharon Callender, RN, MPH, Director of Family and Community Health Services at Mattapan Community Health Center (MCHC). Introducing families to new ways to include more

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Make a Fall Bucket List

There’s nothing quite like Fall in New England. This time of year brings cool and crisp weather, a colorful landscape, and delicious seasonal foods. Get excited to explore the city and beyond this fall by checking out this bucket list

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Community Spotlight: The Charles River

In recent years, the City of Boston has also put in a lot of work into cleaning up the Charles, making it one of the cleanest urban rivers in the country. Cherish the last few weeks of summer by getting

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Host a Family Olympics

You don’t need much to organize your own Family Olympics: just a few easy-to-find items and some open space, whether a park, a beach, or a swimming pool. There are so many games and sports to choose from, so get

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6 Tips for Staying Fit as a Family

Finding physical activities to do as a family is not only a fun way to stay fit, it’s a way to encourage your kids to develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle and habits from a young age. It can be

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Explore the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park

Bostonians are lucky enough to live near a magical string of 34 islands where you can hike, camp, explore the wildlife, and relax by the water. This national park also offers a variety of youth programs that encourage kids to

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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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Designing a Scavenger Hunt

Whether you’re looking for a fun and easy activity for a birthday party, a neighborhood gathering, or just an ordinary day, scavenger hunts are a great way to encourage kids to engage with their environment. Not only will the hunt

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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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