It’s no secret that we at Union Park Press love all things local, which is why we’re embracing this great local charity: We Art Boston!
In case you missed it, Parenting Magazine named Boston the best city in which to raise a family for 2012!
In the old days, bourgeois Bostonians traveled to Europe in search of broadening their children’s horizons. Thankfully, Boston parents can now introduce the concept of worldly sophistication without sacrificing college tuitions. Here’s a list of our favorite cultural hot-spots for kids in the Greater Boston Area—all of which are featured in our book, Boston Baby: […]
Here at Union Park Press, we are beyond thrilled that our newest book, North Shore Baby: A Field Guide for Parents North of Boston, has been getting so much great publicity. The book has been featured in the CNC North Holiday Gift Guide, the Danvers Herald/Tri-Town Transcript, and most recently, the Salem Gazette. Author Dana […]
Let’s face it—the holidays are great, but man can they wipe a mom and dad out. Strung out from Christmas lights, stressing about entertaining your house guests, and done in from wrestling your little sugar plums into bed each night? Consider putting a little post-holiday family fun on the calendar. For many parents, the ocean […]
Do you know how to say “hello” in Japanese? Do you know the four major islands that make up Japan or what Tanki Bushi is? How about what makes a Haiku poem special? These questions—and many more about Japan and its people—will be answered by author Willamarie Moore on Friday, November 11 from 10:30 to […]
I’m not sure anyone relishes the end of summer, but one of the best parts about the season change has to be the fairs and festivals that usher in autumn. One of New England’s oldest, most established fall celebration is the Topsfield Fair, which began in 1818. Since its inception, the fair has become a […]
Looks like it’s going to be a great Fourth of July weekend this year! With plenty of hot sun, warm weather, and fun events to keep the entire family entertained, it’s sure to be a holiday weekend to remember. For so many reasons, this is one of the best times of the year to live […]
Local parents, get your groove on with the little ones! Baby Loves Disco—as featured in Boston Baby: A Field Guide for Urban Parents—is on the road, hitting Boston on Sunday, August 15th from 2pm-5pm at the Revolution Rock Bar. “The disco bus is on the road, leaving a fresh trail of fun and funk as we […]
For the Boston parents out there who do not yet own a copy of Boston Baby, this week (high of 96 degrees today!) might be the week to pick up a copy! Author Kim Foley MacKinnon dedicates an entire chapter of the book, “It’s Hot, Hot, Hot,” to summer activities that’ll keep the whole family cool […]