Apple Picking on the North Shore – 2020

The pandemic has changed a lot of our plans for fall, but thankfully it has not taken away one tradition…apple picking. Apple picking on the North Shore has been underway for a couple of weeks, but there are still many delicious varieties to choose from if you...

Best Spots to Hike with Kids on the North Shore

I’m excited to share another guest post from Jenny of RadishBlog. Last year around this time, Jenny shared tips for Back to School Shopping: Thrifting for Kids. Since back to school is a little different this year, she’s sharing a new topic that will help...

15 Local Experience Gifts for Kids

This year I wanted to buy my son a Nugget Couch for Christmas but they ended up selling out before I could place an order. Once that fell through I started thinking more about experience gifts. They’re a little less exciting to open on Christmas, but with some...

Day Trip: Stone Zoo Brick Safari

It’s the time of year where all I want to do is hibernate indoors and be cozy. But for my son, this inevitably leads to too much screen time and makes for a grouchy kid and mom. So last week we picked the warmest day, bundled up and headed to Stone Zoo in...

Day Trip: Briar Barn Inn

Rowley is part of the North Shore, but not one of the towns we regular cover here at The North Shore Moms. However a visit to their newest boutique hotel, The Briar Barn Inn, will make you feel like you’ve been transported away on vacation, no matter how nearby...

Day Trip: York’s Wild Animal Kingdom

Have you been to York’s Wild Animal Kingdom? We recently took a day trip to York Beach in Maine and were pleasantly surprised by what we found. The Wild Animal Kingdom is part zoo, part amusement park. If your kids are a little older you can enjoy both. My son, at...

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