Best Food That Delivers to Newton

Best Food That Delivers to Newton

So my criteria for “delivery” is that the restaurant has its own delivery service — i.e. you can order delivery directly from the restaurant. The delivery has to be executed within an hour of ordering. I asked my mom friends for their favorite delivery restaurants and, to be honest, we are all in the same […]

Foodie Guide to Boston’s Chinatown

Foodie Guide to Boston's Chinatown

I keep running into my friend Stella in Chinatown even though we both live here in Newton so I am calling upon her expertise to help me with this guide to Chinatown in Boston. It’s a little mystifying to find the best of the best in Chinatown. We usually agree, but when we don’t, I’m […]

Foodie Finds Near Newton

I am lucky to have foodie friends and these are some of the discoveries I have made living in Newton for the past 10+ years by asking them. And the funny thing is, some of these are new to me too! How about you? What foodie finds have I missed? Please share in the comments section! […]

Best Club Soccer in Newton

Best Club Soccer in Newton

Do we think that because a child is playing competitive soccer at 8 and 9, it will equate into success at 17 and 18? In fact, the opposite is more likely to occur, as we are finding that there are a lot more kids dropping out of soccer because the pressure to succeed has been […]

A Fairly Comprehensive List of Supplemental Math Classes

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Are you looking for math classes for kids either to catch them up or to get them ahead? Math classes can also be a more affordable option instead of private tutoring. There are many choices for  math classes in Newton. I think it’s all about fit; matching the right class to each child so I’ve […]

Best Gymnastics for Toddlers and Kids in Newton Area

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A toddler gymnastics class was something that all my three kids did. I think I did it to tire them out and for my own sanity because it got us out of the house into the company of adults. Over the years, we’ve been to most of these places either for a class or a […]

Best Tutors, Private Coaches, Music Teachers etc.

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I hate to tell you how many tutors I hire for my 3 kids. It’s a little embarrassing because it’s quite a lot but I do use tutors to teach my kids things that I can not and/or to help them when they don’t want my help. I am known to do a long, investigative […]

Best Preschools in Newton UPDATED

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This list is from Newton’s Wikipedia page. I noticed that it’s not a comprehensive list, so please add in any preschools that you know as a comment and I’ll add the link to the page. Here are other links on preschools as well.

A Fairly Comprehensive List of Birthday Party Locations in and around Newton UPDATED

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Birthday party planning need not be daunting. Here are lots of ideas for your child’s birthday! Did I miss any? Please let me know and I’ll add to the list!

Best Martial Arts Schools in Newton for Kids and Adults

Martial Arts in Newton

Best karate studios in Newton MA evaluated and tested by moms! Giroux Brothers Martial Arts and I have studied kickboxing with owner Steve Giroux. The style is called Chun Kuk Do which is the style of Chuck Norris. We think he’s great and really wonderful with kids. There are two other Karate studios that my kids’ friends’ moms also rave about: Espositos and Master’s of Karate.