2 MOMtrepreneurs Juggling It All: Meet Celeste and Laura of Well Within, Massage and Integrated Health

Well Within, Massage, Integrated Health, Celeste Woodside, ILoveNewton.com

Starting a business with a friend can be tricky endeavor, but it’s working for Celeste Woodside  and Laura Viale of Well Within on Washington Street (between Cabots and Whole Foods). As business owners, they each balance the other’s strengths and weaknesses. In fact, it’s  this collaborative culture that infuses Well Within with an integrative approach. Not only do […]

Best Books About Newton, MA That Make Great Gifts!

Newton North High School Coffee Table year book Sharon Schindler I Love Newton MA

Old Newton North High School is officially demolished, but fond memories are preserved thanks to the gorgeous images taken by photographer Sharon Schindler. This coffee table book makes a great gift to any Newton North graduate, young or old. To see more images from the book or to purchase a copy, please click on the image of book.

High Schools That Send The Most Kids to Ivy League: Newton North and Newton South (WSJ)

Newton North High School Massachusetts Wall Street Journal Best High School Pragmatic Mom

The Wall Street Journal looked at the freshman class at 10 highly selective colleges (i.e.e Ivy League), counted them up, and ranked the high schools — private day and boarding, public, and magnet — by the number of kids sent. While you would expect elite boarding schools like Andover and Philips Exeter to do well, Newton South High School and Newton North High School both make the list sending in 23 or 6% of its class and 25 or 4% of its class respectively.

Newton Ranks #3 As Best Place to Live According to CNN!

Newton MA Best Place to Live in American USA Pragmatic Mom

According to CNN, Newton ranked as the number 3 best place to live in America!