Christine Koh

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I'm Christine Koh, a music and brain neuroscientist turned multimedia creative. I'm the founder + editor of Boston Mamas, co-author of Minimalist Parenting, co-host of the Edit Your Life podcast, and creative director at Women Online. Drop me a line; I'd love to chat about how we can work together!

Weekly Blueprint

Happy Monday everyone, I hope you had a great weekend, a wonderful Halloween, and are adjusting to the time change! We had a lot of fun Halloween night, and found that being up late on Halloween took care of the time change transition for us Sunday morning. However, if you're struggling, be sure to check out these 3 helpful time change adjustment tips. And now, let's kick the week off with a great event roundup via the Weekly Blueprint. Enjoy and share!

November 2: A morning coffee walk by Spy Pond for parents with young children (Arlington)

November 2: Make a painted rock "sugar skull" and celebrate Dia del los Muertos in the North End (Boston)

November 2: Free origami lessons for children ages 4-7 (Boston)

November 2: Learn about several Spanish artists and try their techniques (Boston)

November 2: A free concert by the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (Boston)

November 2: Take a family bike ride around Bird Park at this Cycling and Cider event (Walpole)

November 3: ASD-friendly Afternoon at the Discovery Museums gives kids on the spectrum space to enjoy the exhibits (Acton)

November 3: A free Heirloom Kids cooking class (Dedham)

November 3: Enjoy a beautiful hike around the Weston Reservoir (Weston)

November 4: Celebrate Diwali with free admission to the MFA's program of dance, tours and art (Boston)

November 4: Hands-on science experiments with Dr. Can-Do (Brighton)

November 4: It's Free First Wednesday at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum (Lincoln)

November 4: A dog-friendly, kid-friendly hike at the Stony Brook Conservation Land (Westford)

November 5: A Peter Rabbit puppet show at the Puppet Showplace (Brookline)

November 5: Enjoy a singalong with your toddler or preschooler, and stay to hear some stories (Cambridge)

November 5: Nancy Tupper Ling reads from her latest children’s book, Double Happiness (Plainville)

November 5: Enjoy a holiday sip and shop (Charlestown)

November 6: First Friday nights are free at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

November 6: A free community Shabbat dinner gathering to welcome Shabbat through song and make some fun crafts (Arlington)

November 6: A performance of "The Witches" presented by the Arlington Children's Theatre (Arlington)

November 6: The Kids Kitchen Story Time returns to the KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market (Boston)

November 6: School Readiness Friday Night, where children can practice skills needed to be successful in school (Boston)

November 6: Opening night of The Love of the Nightingale, addressing the issue of sexual violence (Boston)

November 6: Take a look at the stars during the Museum of Science's Astronomy After Hours program (Boston)

November 6-8: The Boston International Kids Film Festival brings movies from around the world, workshops and presenters to the Seaport World Trade Center (Boston)

November 6-8: Also at the Seaport, the annual Boston Christmas Festival brings a gingerbread house competition, affordable handmade gifts, and holiday decorations (Boston)

November 6: Enjoy an after-school craft for kids age 5 and up (Cambridge)

November 6: The Children's Museum in Easton is open exclusively to families on the Autism Spectrum this evening (North Easton)

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