Start a Newburyport Playground Crawl

You've done a pub crawl, but have you ever taken the kids for a playground crawl? There will be no beer or wine on this crawl. Gone are the days of stumbling from one Irish pub to the next. We have kids. We have mortgages and schedules and responsibilities.  There is just no time to be *that* … [Read more...]

What Newburyport Mothers Really Want for Mother’s Day

Moms melt when our kids give us homemade cards and shower us with hugs and kisses on Mother’s Day. But what do we really want for Mother’s Day? I’ve been a Mom for ten years now. A day doesn’t go by that I don't celebrate being a Mom. For me, Mother’s Day is every day. I’m grateful to have the … [Read more...]

Celebrating Readers and Writers in Newburyport

For book lovers, literary festivals are akin to music festivals. Live discussions, readings, and conversations with those who inspire us with the written word are often a once in a lifetime opportunity. The Newburyport Literary Festival is just that, taking place in our historic city for its … [Read more...]

For 2016 Greater Internet Safety in Newburyport

The Internet suddenly became scary when we had kids. They can see and read anything with just a few clicks. Once they do, we can’t take it back. Images and words are so powerful. I know I can’t shelter my daughters from everything, but it is my job as a parent to help them find their way — … [Read more...]

Slowing Down The Summer in Newburyport

Summer is always a highly anticipated time of year for us New Englanders. After such harsh winters, we passionately look forward to three months of sun and fun.  At times, we put so much energy into making every summer the best summer ever -- packing the calendar with places to go and things to … [Read more...] is the property of HappyInNewburyport, LLC